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  • 5 stars across 4 books
    Kim Slater honed her storytelling skills as a child, writing macabre tales specially designed to scare her younger brother! A self-employed education-budget manager across several Nottinghamshire inner-city schools, she gained a first-class honours degree in English and Creative Writing from Nottingham Trent University at the age of forty and went on to pursue a MA in Creative Writing. Taking her literary inspiration from everyday life, Kim's debut novel, Smart, brings a brilliant new voice to the world of children's books.

    Kim lives in Nottingham with her partner and has one grown-up daughter.
    12th February 2015

    Smart: A mysterious crime, a different detective

    Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the Federation of Children's Book Groups Prize and longlisted f... More

    (4 reviews)
    24th March 2016

    A Seven-Letter Word

    'My name is Finlay McIntosh. I can see OK, can hear perfectly fine and I can write really, really well. But the thin... More

    (1 review)
    18th May 2017

    928 Miles from Home

    Fourteen-year-old Calum Brooks has big dreams. One day he'll escape this boring life and write movies -proper ones, wi... More

    (1 review)
    17th May 2018

    The Boy Who Lied

    Ed Clayton is a liar. It started when his dad went to prison and now he can't seem to stop. When his younger brother, ... More

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