Laura Jennings, Luke Jennings - Author Picture

Laura Jennings, Luke Jennings - Authors

Luke Jennings is the author of three novels, including the Booker Prize-nominated Atlantic. His memoir, Blood Knots, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson and William Hill prizes. Before becoming a writer Luke trained as a dancer, and worked with classical and contemporary companies for ten years. He is currently the dance critic at the Observer, and has also written for Vanity Fair and the New Yorker.

You're less likely to know his daughter, Laura Jennings, who is thirteen and lives with her parents, two brothers and her dog Dusty. She says, 'At school I'm quite sporty but I like drama best, because I have always enjoyed acting, singing and performing. I love books, and my favourite author is Stephen King'

What's it like to write a book with your dad?! Click here to read an article in The Guardian written by Luke and Laura on the writing of the Stars series.

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Stars: Stealing the Show
Laura Jennings, Luke Jennings
This is the second book in Stars - the brand new performing arts boarding school series for girls of 9+ written by a father and daughter team. Luke Jennings is a trained dancer and now a dance critic and fills...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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Stars
Laura Jennings, Luke Jennings
Stars is the first title in a brand new series set at a School of Performing Arts. When Jessica Bailey first goes to the Arcadia School of Performing Arts, she thinks of herself as 'an ordinary girl' surrounded by extraordinary...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/04/2013
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