Sally Gardner

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Who is Sally Gardner?

Sally Gardner is an English children's writer and illustrator. She lives in London.

Her award-winning book, I, Coriander, is set in 17th-century London. It tells the story of Coriander, the unhappy daughter of a silk merchant.

Sally Gardner has severe dyslexia, and didn't learn to read until she was 14. But she did very well in art college and then in drama college, and worked as a theatre designer before turning to illustration and writing. She won the Costa children's book award and the Carnegie Medal for her book Maggot Moon. Tinder is a historical novel set during the Thirty Years War.

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Nationality
  • England
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Education
  • Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

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on July 23, 2013

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