Key title This beautiful and deeply moving tale recounts educational psychologist Torey Hayden's battle to unlock the emotions of a troubled and sexually abused child who, with the help of Hayden, was finally able to overcome her dark past and realise her full potential. Worldwide sales of One Child exceeded 2 million copies. It has not been released before in the UK. Sits solidly in the 'Against All Odds' genre of true-life stories, which includes the Dave Pelzer books, Sickened by Julie Gregory, and The Kid by Kevin Lewis. Author is UK-based and will be promoting the book on radio, TV, and within newspapers on publication
Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a special education teacher who, since 1979, has chronicled her struggles in the classroom in a succession of bestselling books. She is the former President of North Wales Childline. She currently lives and writes in North Wales with her husband and daughter.
"Torey Hayden deserves the kind of respect I can't give many people. She isn't valuable, she's incredible. The world needs more like Torey Hayden." - Boston Globe It has been a long time since you have read a book with the sheer emotional impact of One Child." - New York Times "Page after page proves again the power of love and the resiliency of life." - Los Angeles Times