South West Writers

C. J. Busby

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About the Author

Cecilia Busby was brought up living on boats and caravans, and had some hair-raising adventures as a child, crossing the English Channel in a barge and helping rebuild an old ruin in the wilds of Wales. She draws on these experiences in writing funny, fast-paced adventure stories for children with a twist of magic. She has published two fantasy series for readers 7-11 with Templar, and has run workshops at Hay, Edinburgh, Cheltenham and Oxford Literary festivals. She regularly visits schools to talk about her books and run writing workshops.

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Recent Publications

The Amber Crown , Templar , 2015
Deep Amber , Templar , 2014
Dragon Amber , Templar , 2014
Swordspell , Templar , 2013
Icespell , Templar , 2012

Awards and Residencies

Frogspell was a Richard and Judy Children’s Bookclub choice for Spring 2012, and was shortlisted for the Lancashire Best Book Award , 2012
Cauldron Spells was on the National Library’s Summer Reading Challenge , 2012
Swordspell was shortlisted for the Portsmouth Book Award , 2014
Deep Amber was shortlisted for the Stockton Book Award , 2015

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