My name is Lisa Thompson and I write books for children that are published all around the world. On here you can find out more about me and my books and see what I’ve been up to lately.
Thank you for visiting and I hope you enjoy looking around!
What people are saying...
“Heart and humour, along with a strong message about the value of family, friends and facing fears, […] make this assured debut stand out.”
- The Observer
Children’s Book of the Week
“One of our most inventive writers for children.”
- The Times
“This carefully judged, poignant story should help those with OCD feel less alone…”
- The Guardian
“Full of warmth and with some great characters, there is a satisfying mystery at the heart of this debut novel.”
- Sunday Express
“A great cast of characters and an intriguing mystery - I loved it!”
- Ross Welford
(Time Travelling With A Hamster)
“A genuinely clever mystery”
- Robin Stevens
(Murder Most Unladylike)
I am SO THRILLED that The Day I Was Erased has WON the Channel Island Children's Book Award! Thank you to all of the readers of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm who voted!...
The Graveyard Riddle is coming to North America this summer! I was so excited to receive my proof copies last week, ahead of publication in August. I think Scholastic Inc have...
Today I was a guest on the lovely Nicki Chapman's show on BBC Radio 2. I talked about my latest novel, The Graveyard Riddle, and about the benefits of reading. I also got to choose...