Alice Kuipers is a best-selling author of eight books for young adults and children. Her work, translated and published in 34 countries, has won or been shortlisted for numerous prizes including the Carnegie Medal, the White Pine Award, the Grand Prix de Viarmes, and the Saskatchewan First Book Award. She has been an invited lecturer and workshop leader at numerous festivals including the Blue Met Festival, Brisbane Festival of Literature, Wordfest, and the Vancouver Writers Festival. Born and raised in London, England, Kuipers now lives in Saskatoon with her partner, the writer Yann Martel, and their four young children. Website: alicekuipers.com. Twitter: @AliceKuipers.
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Reviews of Polly Diamond and the Magic Book:
- “This breezy series kickoff from Kuipers (Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale) introduces a heroine with a delightfully outsize personality and celebrates the power of imagination and words” – In Publishers Weekly
- “A magic spelling book turns a young girl’s world upside down as her family prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother” – In Kirkus Reviews
Polly Diamond and the Magic Book
Polly loves words. And she loves writing stories. So when a magic book appears on her doorstep that can make everything she writes happen in real life, Polly is certain all of her dreams are about to come true. But she soon learns that what you write and what you mean are not always the same thing! Funny and touching, this new chapter book series will entertain readers and inspire budding writers.