Laura Wood

Laura Wood

Laura Wood is the winner of the Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children’s Writing. She recently completed a PhD at University of Warwick studying the figure of the reader in nineteenth century literature. She is the author of four novels in the Poppy Pym series for children aged 9-12. A Sky Painted Gold is her debut YA novel.

Interviews with Laura Wood

The Best Coming-of-Age Novels About Sisters, recommended by Laura Wood

Coming-of-age stories unfold at the point at which a young person goes out into the world – full of potential and change. Siblings, at this important crossroad, also have to establish themselves outside of their relationship to each other. Author Laura Wood recommends five of her favourite novels that explore the intense, sometimes destructive, relationships that exist between sisters.

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