"* On her last book Sugarcoated, the bookseller said: 'True to form, Sugarcoated is a caustic, abrasive thriller that burns to the heart of adolescent angst.' * On The Drowning Pond the Guardian said: 'Bitingly plausible... a gripping page-turner.' * On Skarrs the Guardian said: 'A novel that is both troubling and inspirational.' * On Fat Boy Swim, The Times said: 'Powerful, empowering.' The Sunday Telegraph said: 'should be force-fed to every secondary school child in the country.'"
About the Author
Catherine Forde was discovered on the slush pile. Before turning to writing full time, she worked as a lexicographer for Collins and taught in secondary schools. She lives in Glasgow with her husband and two sons. Catherine has six other books published for young adults; Fat Boy Swim, Skarrs, The Drowning Pond, Firestarter, Tug of War and Sugarcoated. She has been shortlisted for countless awards including the Blue Peter Book Awards and the Booktrust Teenage Book Prize.