Author Profile - Kathryn White


Author of: ILMFG (I Love My Friend’s Guy) (Promises series).

Kathryn White has over 30 books published for children of all ages. When They Fight, her first picture book was selected as a notable book for social studies by the US Libraries Association and Here Comes the Crocodile was shortlisted for both the Nottingham and Sheffield Children's Book Awards. Most recently, her picture book Ruby’s School Walk was shortlisted for the Boston Globe’s Best Read Aloud Book Award in the USA.

She is a regular performer at the Edinburgh, Bath and other major literature festivals and frequently holds school events on creative writing. In addition Kathryn has been a creative writing tutor for adults at HMP Shepton Mallet and a consultant on raising literacy standards in early years’ education. She is also a qualified TESOL teacher and has run a number of courses for foreign language students.

Kathryn has been heavily involved in the campaign to keep libraries open in Somerset.


Read our interview with Kathryn on the Ransom blog.