Sally Prue

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Sally Prue is a British author known for her novel Cold Tom, which won the Branford Boase Award 2002 and the Smarties Prize Silver Award in 2002. Sally Prue has written eight novels.

Biography[edit]

Sally Prue was adopted as a baby and brought up in Hertfordshire, England. She attended Nash Mills and Longdean Schools, and afterwards she began to work at a paper mill with the rest of her family.

Her first real job was as a clerk and following that as a time and motion person. She was forced to quit the job due to pregnancy with her first daughter. She has two daughters, Elizabeth and Rosalind.[1]

Bringing up her children, she gradually became better at writing fiction and hired an agent, Elizabeth Roy. Cold Tom, her first novel, won two awards: Branford Boase Award [2] and the Smarties Prize Silver Award in 2002. Later published novels include The Devil's Toenail (2004) and Ryland's Footsteps (2004). The Truth Sayer (2007), the first in a trilogy, was nominated for the 2007 Guardian Award [3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Cold Tom (2002)
  • The Devil's Toenail (2002)
  • Ryland's Footsteps (2003)
  • Goldkeeper (2004)
  • The Path of Finn McCool (2004)
  • James and the Alien Experiment (2005)
  • Wheels of War (2009)
  • Ice Maiden (2011)
  • Class Six and the Nits of Doom (2014)[4]

The Truth Sayer Trilogy

  • The Truth Sayer (2007)
  • March of the Owlmen (2008)
  • Plague of Mondays (2009)

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