Catherine Johnson is the author of The Curious Case of the Lady Caraboo (Corgi Children's).
Born in 1962, she has written several books for children and young adults, including A Nest of Vipers (Corgi, 2008), the story of Cato Hopkins, the youngest member of a group of expert fraudsters. Catherine also writes for film, television and radio. In 2005 she co-wrote the highly acclaimed feature film "Bullet Boy", followed by a number of commissions for Century Films, Working Title and Channel 4.
Catherine was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of the Arts London, Writer in Residence at Holloway Prison and Reader in Residence at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the Children's Literature Festival 'Imagine'. She was awarded an Arts Council of England Writer's Grant in 2004 and a Writer's Bursary in 1996. Catherine was selected for the BBC Writer's Academy in 2012.
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Read a Q&A with Catherine here.