Sarah Lean grew up in Wells, Somerset but now lives in Dorset with her husband, son and dog. She has worked as a page-planner for a newspaper, a stencil-maker and a gardener, amongst various other things. She gained a first class English degree and became a primary school teacher before returning to complete an MA in Creative and Critical Writing with University of Winchester. `A Dog Called Homeless' was her first novel.
Praise for Hero:
`A touching story which captures the pain of being an outsider.' Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids
Praise for Sarah Lean:
"... beautifully written and moving without being mawkish. A talent to watch." - The Bookseller Buyers Guide
"touching, reflective and lyrical." - Sunday Times, Culture
"Sarah Lean's graceful, miraculous writing will have you weeping one moment and rejoicing the next." - Katherine Applegate, author of The One and Only Ivan