The YA Shot team is thoroughly and completely delighted to present today’s stop on the video tour for Katherine Woodfine’s gorgeous debut, The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow. We hear it’s perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Enid Blyton and Robin Stevens’ Wells and Wong series.
‘A wonderful book, with a glorious heroine and a true spirit of adventure.’
We cannot wait to read it. Read more about the book on Katherine’s YA Shot Author Page.
But first, here’s Katherine talking about her research process!
Need more? Check out the other stops on the video tour!
Friday 22 May – Tales of Yesterday
Saturday 23 May – Library Mice
Monday 25 May – YA Yeah Yeah
Tuesday 26 May – Overflowing Library
Wednesday 27 May – Middle Grade Strikes Back
Thursday 28 May – Winged Reviews
Friday 29 May – Tales of Yesterday
Saturday 30 May – Snuggling on the Sofa
Tuesday 2 June – Playing by the Book
Wednesday 3 June – George Lester Reads
Thursday 4 June (publication day) – Chouchett Blog
Author the author
Katherine Woodfine is Arts Project Manager at Booktrust, the UK’s most prominent literacy charity. She is a true champion of children’s literature and throughout her time at Booktrust has project-managed the Children’s Laureateship and worked on a huge range of other children’s book prizes and initiatives, including YALC 2014, the UK’s first Young Adult Literature Convention, curated by Malorie Blackman.
She has reviewed and recommended children’s titles online, in print and on the radio as part of the founding team at Down the Rabbit Hole, a monthly show for Resonance FM discussing children’s literature. She lives in London. Follow Katherine on Twitter @followtheyellow.