Spotlight on Theresa Breslin
Theresa Breslin OBE has written over 50 fantastic books and some have been adapted for television, stage and radio. She won the Carnegie Medal and has recently been awarded an OBE for her services to literature. Fantastic news and hugely deserved, well done Theresa!
Theresa started writing as a teenager and is committed to promoting reading and writing – and she’ll talk about this to anyone who will listen. She won the Carnegie Medal, the UK’s most prestigious prize in Children’s Literature, for Whispers in the Graveyard, her compelling story of a dyslexic boy. In 2019 Theresa was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by Scottish Book Trust.
She loves travelling, researching her books, meeting people and hearing stories from countries around the world.
The Scottish Book Trust Outstanding Achievement Award
In March 2019, Theresa won The Scottish Book Trust Outstanding Achievement Award. Play the video to discover how she started writing books.