Thank you very much to Chicken House for choosing 'The Firefly Cage' as the winner of this year's The Times / Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition.
It definitely has not yet sunk in at all that my book was chosen as the winner and I expect normal reality to resume sometime soon.
Being involved in the competition has been a pleasure. Thanks to all those involved in the organisation and the judging.
A big thank you and congratulations also to all the short-listed authors (Janine Barnett-Phillips, Tracy Darnton, Julie Mee and Jamie Smith) who have been on this journey with me and to whom I wish every future success.