T S Easton,
Girls Can't Hit
Hot Key Books, 2017
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Tom Easton writes lots of books for all ages and under different pseudonyms. His children’s books include Boys Don’t Knit, Pirate Pals and Our House. His adult books include Resonance, Hav3n and Seven Second Delay. Subject matter covered in these and his other books includes teenage agony aunts, vampires and pandemics (but not all in the same book).
In 2015, Boys Don’t Knit received a Carnegie Medal nomination as well as being shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards.
There are a few things Fleur Waters never dreamed she’d find herself doing….
Life is full of surprises and so, it turns out, is Fleur. This is a warm and witty story about friendship, feminism and throwing the perfect punch!
As well as being an author, Tom’s other job is to be a production manager for United Kingdom publisher Hachette Children’s Books. He is married and lives with his wife, their three children and two cats in Surrey in the South of England.
Tom’s online presence includes:
Twitter (for adults, too): @TomEaston
Deia from roundhay school:
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