Katherine Rundell was born in 1987 and grew up in London, Southern Africa and Brussels. She graduated with a double first in English from St Catherine’s College, Oxford, worked for a brief stint on the South Bank Show and in 2008 was elected a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Her first book was born of her love of Zimbabwe and her own childhood there. Her second novel Rooftoppers won The Blue Peter Best Story Prize and the overall Waterstone Children’s Book Prize in 2014. Her other books include The Girl Savage (2011), The Wolf Wilder (2015), The Explorer (2017) and One Christmas Wish (2017).
Agent Name: Claire Wilson