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.
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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)
My award has arrived! Thank you again to all of the teachers who chose Owen and the Soldier for the UKLA highly commended award. I'm so thrilled! And a big thank you to Ailsa...
I am so excited to share that I am currently filming a writing course with the brilliant online creative platform, Domestika! I'll post more news in the next few months about...
It's North America publication day for The Graveyard Riddle! YIPPEE!!! Huge thanks to my editor Emily Seife and the team at Scholastic US and Scholastic Canada. Also a HUGE...