Emily Gale's books include The Other Side of Summer and its companion novel I Am Out with Lanterns, the Eliza Boom Diaries, Steal My Sunshine and Girl, Aloud, as well as her recent middle-grade collaboration with friend and fellow author Nova Weetman, Elsewhere Girls.
'Timely and vivid, this brilliant book is a warm hug, a rustle of autumn leaves and the last day of term all rolled into one. I loved every minute spent with Harper, her friends, her sometimes-prickly gran, Lolly, her persistent ghost and her dear little trench dog, Hector.' * Fiona Wood, author of How to Spell Catastrophe * 'A time capsule with a dash of mystery, The Goodbye Year encourages kids to be hopeful and brave.I loved it.' * Karys McEwen, author of All the Little Tricky Things *