Katie Smith is the winner of ITV Lorraine's Top Tales competition 2016. Katie currently teaches English to children with special educational needs at a school in the West Midlands.
a heartening tale of triumph over adversity. -- Pet O'Connell * Evening Echo (Cork) * A heart-warming story about family , friendship and never giving up. Peppered with charming line illustrations this is perfect for early readers and fans of Walliams, Dahl or Jacqueline Wilson * South Wales Evening Post * Lottie and Grandad aim to grow a record-breaking giant pumpkin in a "heartwarming" story about family and friendship that won the Top Tales competition on ITV's "Lorraine" show. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *