Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist and science teacher. She wrote textbooks until characters from Slavic folklore began appearing in her work. Sophie has an international family and loves to write stories inspired by different folklores and cultures. Now living in the Lake District with her husband, Sophie enjoys the freedom of home schooling her three children, fell walking, canoeing, and daydreaming.
Bursting with positivity, it revels in sibling and parental love, friendship and the idea of what home really means. * The Times, Children's Books of the Year * Inspired by Russian folklore, this is a fairy-tale adventure about love, forgiveness and the lure of home. * S Magazine * Anderson weaves magic and folklore into a fantastically detailed world of dreams and nightmares, peopled by decapitated giants, singing gold coins and flying horses. * Daily Mail * Glorious escapism * The Times * Fantasy lovers will find plenty of scenic thrills in The Castle of Tangled Magic. * The Oldie *