Tanya Landman

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Tanya Landman is an English author of children's and young adult books. She is also a performer and scriptwriter for Storybox Theatre, a puppet theatre based in Devon, England. She is the niece of the actor Robert Shaw.[1]


Landman won the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal for her novel Buffalo Soldier.[2] She also won a Western Writers of America 2009 Spur Award for her novel I Am Apache.[3]

Her work has also been shortlisted for numerous other awards: the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize for Apache; the 2010 Bolton Children's Book Award and 2010 Red House Children's Book Award for Mondays are Murder; and the 2008 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for The Goldsmith's Daughter.

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  1. ^ Landman, Tanya (30 June 2015). "Paperback writer: Discovering the secrets of the real wild west". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Carnegie Winners Archive: Buffalo Soldier". The CILIP & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards. Retrieved 2016-10-07.
  3. ^ "Spur Award Winners". Western Writers of America. Retrieved 2016-10-07.