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Katya Balen

  • 5 stars across 2 books
    Katya Balen read English at university and then completed an MPhil researching the impact of stories on autistic children's behaviour. She has worked in a variety of special-needs schools as a teaching assistant, and more recently co-founded Mainspring Arts - a not-for-profit organisation that provides mentoring and creative opportunities for neurodivergent adults
    5th September 2019

    The Space We're In

    We are her world and her universe and her space and her stars and her sky and her galaxy and her cosmos too Frank is ten... More

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    17th September 2020

    October, October

    Katya Balen's October, October is a very special new addition to the shelf and deserves classic status - Times Children'... More

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    • The Space We're In

      The Space We're In

      This story glues you to its pages from the very beginning. It is weaved through with the power of family and kindness, and the importance of giving th...

    • October, October

      October, October

      I loved October, October.
      It was one of the best books I have read this year and it has my favourite creatures in it - Owls.
      I really liked the rela...

    • October, October

      October, October

      Beautifully written, the descriptive language used throughout this story is wonderful. You really feel emersed in the book, that your in that smoke fi...