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Lara Williamson - Author

Lara Williamson was born and studied in Northern Ireland. After work experience at Marie Claire and freelancing for various magazines including ELLE and New Woman, Lara eventually settled at J17 where, as Beauty Editor, she wrote and styled shoots. Lara won The Jasmine Awards for Best Article in a Youth Title and more recently received an Honorary Mention in Undiscovered Voices 2012.

A Boy Called Hope, Lara’s first novel, was shorlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2015 and the Independent Booksellers' Week Award 2014.

She currently lives in London with her family.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Lara Williamson

Reader ReviewedJust Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy
Lara Williamson
March 2017 Book of the Month A touching and amusing story about belonging and the search for an heroic identity. Adam has always known that he was adopted and it never seemed to matter. After all, he loves his mum...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2017
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Reader ReviewedA Boy Called Hope
Lara Williamson
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize Best Fiction for 5-12's Award 2015 - March 2014 Debut of the Month A Boy Called Hope is a joyous, heart-breaking and life-affirming story of one boy and his messy, muddled and madcap...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair
Lara Williamson
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 - Best Story - October 2015 Book of the Month Lara Williamson writes books that are poignant and heart-warming, books unequivocally and unashamedly about love....
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2015
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Reader ReviewedA Boy Called Hope
Lara Williamson
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize Best Fiction for 5-12's Award 2015 - March 2014 Debut of the Month A Boy Called Hope is a joyous, heart-breaking and life-affirming story of one boy and his messy, muddled and madcap...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2014
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