"Edge proves the theory that novels about science can be enormous fun." The Times


Christopher Edge is an award-winning children’s author whose books have been translated into more than twenty languages. He grew up in Manchester, where he spent most of his childhood in the local library dreaming up stories, but now lives in Gloucestershire where he spends most of his time in the local library dreaming up stories.

His novels The Many Worlds of Albie Bright, The Jamie Drake Equation, The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day and The Longest Night of Charlie Noon have all been nominated for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal, and he has also won several awards for his children’s fiction including the STEAM Children’s Book Prize and the Brilliant Book Award. He has been described as ‘A writer of genuine originality’ by The Guardian and his latest novel, Escape Room was selected as The Times Children’s Book of the Week. He is also the author of the bestselling How to Write Your Best Story Ever! and How To Be A Young #Writer, inspirational guides to creative writing for children and teenagers.

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Check out the interviews below to find out more:

Interview with Chris Hawkins for BBC 6 Music

Interview with Philip Womack for Books for Keeps magazine

Interview for Cotswold Homes magazine

Interview with Samira Ahmed for Front Row on BBC Radio 4

photo: Chris Close