Welcome to my website!

My name is Lisa Thompson and I am the author of the children’s books, The Goldfish Boy and The Light Jar.

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

“A tense story with characters drawn so exquisitely you will feel closely involved in the plot.”

- The Sun

“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)