Kieran Larwood is the author of Middle Grade children's books The Peculiars (Chicken House) and The Five Realms series (Faber).
He worked as a Reception class teacher for fifteen years, and has just about recovered. He now writes full time and drinks far too much coffee.
He won the 2011 Times Children's Fiction competition with his debut novel, and the 2017 Blue Peter Book Award for Podkin One-Ear, his second book.
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