Laura Dockrill

baby. granny. annoying. optimistic. potato-eating. writing. drawing. talking. colourful.

Born and based in London, England, UK

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Laura Dockrill is an award winning author and illustrator.

Her first book for children, Darcy Burdock, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of The Year Prize and long listed for the Carnegie Medal as well as her debut young adult novel, Lorali.

Her previous works Mistakes In The Background, Ugly Shy Girl, and Echoes earned her plaudits like Top 10 literary Talent from The Times newspaper and Top 20 hot faces to watch from Elle Magazine.

Laura has appeared on a host of TV programmes; CBeebies, Blue Peter, Newsnight and BBC Breakfast to name a few.

Her radio prowess spans across the entire BBC network, having performed works on Radio 1 through 6 including Woman's Hour and Open Book.

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Lorali, 2015, Hot Key

Oh, obviously (Darcy Burdock), 2015, Random House

Sorry About Me (Darcy Burdock), 2014, Random House

Hi So Much (Darcy Burdock), 2013, Random House

Darcy Burdock, 2012, Random House

ECHOES, 2010, Harper Collins

Ugly Shy Girl, 2009, Harper Collins

Mistakes in The Background, 2008, Random House