Jo writes funny fiction for kids. I Swapped My Brother on the Internet was shortlisted for the Lollies Book Awards 2020, and together with My Parents Cancelled My Birthday, I Stole My Genius Sister’s Brain, and I Losy My Granny in the Supermarket, it forms a loose series, with the same characters popping up throughout. These four books have all been illustrated by Nathan Reed and translated into several languages. Jo is now writing for teens, with The Reluctant Vampire Queen published by Hot Key Books in July 2022 the first of a new trilogy.
Jo began her working life as a sub editor on magazines in London and later became a freelance journalist. She started writing for children when her two boys were young and hungry for daft and silly stories to make bedtime more fun.
She lives in Brighton with her family and a small, scruffy dog who leaves hair absolutely everywhere.
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