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Dan Walker

Dan Walker is a writer and author, living in Nottingham in the East Midlands.

About Dan

Dan spent his childhood being dragged up and down the hills of the Peak District, frantically hammering away at computer games and raiding his cousin’s bookshelf for anything with a colourful cover. He later tricked the University of Derby into allowing him admission, before graduating with a degree in English.

Since then, he has worked with a procession of wonderful people in bookshops, libraries and schools. On the rare occasion you find Dan away from the computer, he can normally be found trying to tease a melodious sound out of his guitar, re-reading his favourite books or fighting off everyone for the last blueberry in the pack.

Dan's books have been translated into multiple languages, and his debut book Sky Thieves was shortlisted for the Brilliant Book Award 2018, the Reading Rampage Award 2018, the RED Book Award 2019, the Salford Children's Book Award 2019 and longlisted for the Derbyshire Schools Book Award 2019.

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