Dear Ugly Sisters

And Other Poems

My debut collection and the result of a decade of work. BookTrust describes it as "stunningly original”, it's one of the Independent's top ten poetry books for children, and it won the 2021 NSTBA Award for poetry. It also comes with a free audiobook, which I hope you will love as much as I do.

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We Need to Talk About Love

(originally titled Love Factually)

I've interviewed hundreds of strangers aged 8 to 95 across every continent, asking them to share their most personal stories, feelings and insights about relationships. We Need to Talk About Love combines these conversations with psychology, philosophy and anthropology, and is the perfect read for anyone who is curious about how we think, feel and behave when it comes to love.

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Picture Book

Rita's Rabbit

Be careful what you wish for... Rita is oh so VERY sure she wants a fluffy pet rabbit and NOT a scaly, scratchy, scrabbly bearded dragon called Spike. But when a miserable, messy rabbit comes to stay, she discovers they aren’t always as adorable as they seem.

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Sunday Brunch

I spoke to Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer about the science of love on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.

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Dear Key Workers

I worked with children around the world to write and film a thank you poem for key workers – featured on CBBC's Newsround.

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Woman's Hour

I spoke to Jenni Murray on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour about love.

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