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Laura Dockrill - Author

Laura Dockrill is a performance poet and novelist. She was named one of the top ten literary talents by The Times and one of the top twenty hot faces to watch by ELLE magazine. Laura is a young, talented writer/illustrator who is a graduate of the BRIT School of Performing Arts. She has performed her work at the Edinburgh Fringe, Camp Bestival, Latitude, Bookslam and the Soho Theatre and on each of the BBC's respective radio channels, 1-6. She has been a roaming reporter for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, judged the BBC National Short Story Award, and has appeared on Blue Peter, Channel 4 News and Newsnight. Laura also teaches Guardian Masterclasses in writing for children and is on the advisory board at the Ministry of Stories.

Her books include Mistakes in the Background, Ugly Shy Girl and Echoes. Her first series for younger children, Darcy Burdock was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Lorali is her first novel for teenagers.

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My Mum's Growing Down
Laura Dockrill - illustrated by David Tazzyman
A larger than life collection of poems for a middle grade audience about one wild, hysterical and hilarious Mum. Lovereading Review will follow.
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2017
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Reader ReviewedLorali
Laura Dockrill
A magical adventure of mermaids, pirates, myth and romance. Rory is on Hastings beach the night before his sixteenth birthday when he stumbles across a naked girl. This is...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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www.lauradockrill.co.uk/

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