Linda Newbery was born in Romford, Essex, in 1952 and grew up in Epping. She attended a girls' grammar school, a tgechnical college and then--after a break--studied for a degree. She has had a varied work experience, including teenage summer camp in Connecticut, USA. She now teaches English part-time in a comprehensive school.
Her first published work was RUN WITH THE HARE (Harper Collins 1988), a teenage novel about animal rights. She has had books shortlisted for the Carnegie and the Birmingham TSB Book Award 1997.
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