Sally Gardner's first career was as a theater designer, but when she had children she decided to try something new. "Books are just like the theater," she says. "I suppose they really are the best form of theater. The real magic of the book lies after the adults have gone and it is just the child and the book." She has written and illustrated a number of picture books and early chapter books, often about fairies and other magical subjects.
From I, Coriander to Invisible in a Bright Light, Sally Gardner's first middle grade novel in 14 years soars with the imagination of a master story-teller. A pitch perfect, haunting story about a crystal chandelier shaped like a galleon that splinters int... SEE MORE