children's author, Primary school teacher, massively sleep-deprived



‘The Freaks are a lonely band of misfits, trapped in a Victorian sideshow known as Plumpscuttle’s Peculiars. There’s Sheba, a kind-hearted, wolf-girl with an amazing sense of smell; Sister Moon, an ex-assassin; and Monkey Boy, hygienically challenged but nimble and quick-witted. Together they are a force to be reckoned with.

The winner of The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2011, Freaks is a richly imagined gothic mystery set in the grime of Victorian London.’

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Freaks on the Chicken House website

My author page at Chicken House

The Blair Partnership (my agents)


Freaks Pinterest board

Freaks on iTunes:

Kieran Larwood