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Theresa Breslin

Biography

Theresa writes with a passion. Her books have been translated into many languages, and filmed for television and dramatised on radio. She is a superb storyteller who cleverly enables her readers to stand in the shoes of her characters and see what it really feels like to be fighting against the odds. Theresa won the Carnegie Medal for 'Whispers in the Graveyard' and the Kathleen Fidler award for 'Simon’s Challenge', which was also televised.  'Kezzie' was shortlisted for the Federation of Children’s Book Group Award, was serialised in My Weekly and televised by BBC Scotland.  Its sequel 'A Homecoming for Kezzie' was also serialised in My Weekly. She has also written 'Death or Glory Boys', 'Remembrance' and, for younger readers, 'Blair the Winner!',  'Name Games' and the 'Dream Master' series. 'The Medici Seal' also received wide acclaim.