Sue Hampton

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Sue Hampton

Sue Hampton worked as a teacher before pursuing a career in writing. Her first children’s book Spirit and Fire was published in 2007 and she has gone on to write 18 books aimed at 9-15 year-olds including Shutdown, Just for One Day and the Waterhouse Girl.

Now a full-time author Sue regularly hosts creative writing workshops for children and still enjoys visiting schools to inspire young readers and writers. She lives in Berkhamsted with her husband Leslie Tate, a novelist and poet.