159: Signed set of ASK AMY GREEN books by Sarah WebbPosted: March 13, 2011
DETAILS: Amy Green is an agony aunt with a difference, she’s only thirteen! described by Cathy Cassidy as ‘A fab and funny read’, the Amy Green books are perfect for readers of 10+.
BIO: Irish writer, Sarah Webb is the author of the hugely popular Ask Amy Green series for readers of 10+. She has also written nine bestselling novels including Always the Bridesmaid, Anything for Love, and The Loving Kind.
A regular on Irish televison and radio, Sarah is ‘Sort it Out, Sarah’, the resident agony aunt on RTE television’s Elev8. She also reviews children’s books for the Irish Independent, and programmes the children’s events for the Mountains to Sea Literary Festival in Dublin.
After studying Arts in Trinity College, Dublin, Sarah worked in the book trade for over fifteen years as a Children’s Buyer. She now combines writing with school visits in Ireland and the UK, talking and giving workshops at literary festivals, and volunteering at Roddy Doyle’s Fighting Words creative writing centre. She is on the board of Children’s Books Ireland, the national organisation for books and reading. Based in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, with her partner and three children, Sarah spends as much time as possible in West Cork.
Sarah’s books have been shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards and the Queen of Teen Award and she is currently working on her tenth adult novel and her fifth Ask Amy Green novel. For more information see http://www.askamygreen.com or http://www.sarahwebb.ie