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Scottish children's writerwd:Q446747
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
occupation: librarian, writer, novelist, science fiction writer, children's writer
award received: Carnegie Medal, Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Theresa Breslin is a Scottish author. Winner of many literary awards, including the prestigious Carnegie Medal, Theresa Breslin is the popular, critically acclaimed author of over 50 titles covering every age range, whose books have been adapted for television, stage and radio, and are translated world-wide. Her work includes folk tales, humorous books, fantasy and time slip adventures, historical novels, modern issues, texts suitable for challenged and EAL readers, short stories, poetry and plays. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies. In March 2019 Theresa was awarded Scottish Book Trust's Outstanding Achievement Award.
In June 2019 Theresa received an O.B.E. in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to Literature.
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