When Semira discovers a diary written by Hen, a girl living over 100 years ago, she finds the inspiration to be brave, to fight for her place in the world, and maybe even to uncover the secrets of her own past.
This powerful story explores the plight of refugees in the UK, the origins of the RSPB and the beginnings of the women’s suffrage movement. Join Lewis as she unpicks these important issues, shares her own journey to becoming an author, and reveals her top tips for budding writers.
Lewis’ first novel, Sky Hawk, was nominated for 15 book awards, including the CILIP Carnegie Medal. Her second novel, White Dolphin, was shortlisted for the Centurion Book Award and the Kernow Youth Book Award, and Scarlet Ibis won the Little Rebels Award.