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As the youngest of four children, Kathryn Cave spent her early years being wilfully misunderstood and ignored by her brother and sisters. As a result she developed a crew of imaginary friends - wolves, dragons, aardvarks, trolls - who did exactly what she wanted and were a great improvement on reality. After university, Kathryn worked in publishing for many years, before having Dragonrise published by Puffin in 1984. Since then she has written twenty-plus stories for children of all ages, from non-fiction to picture books to stories for 9-11s. Something Else, illustrated by Chris Riddell, was shortlisted for both the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Prize in 1994 and won the first UNESCO Prize for children's literature in the service of tolerance (under-8 category) in 1997. It is now the basis of an animated series for children's television (TV Loonland), and a children's theatre production (Tall Stories). Recent picture books include Friends, The Brave Little Grock, and You've Got Dragons.
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