Belinda Hollyer

Belinda Hollyer was born in New Zealand. She lived in the Lebanon and Australia, but spent most of her life in London. She died in 2015.

Belinda worked as a teacher, a teacher-librarian and a book publisher – and eventually as a writer (mostly for children).

She edited various poetry anthologies including You’re the Best, Haven’t You Grown, and She’s All That! which was selected by Child Education & Junior Education as one of the “Best Books of the Year” and by the American Library Association as a “Children’s Notable Book”.

Belinda’s first novel, The Truth about Josie Green was published by Orchard Books and was followed by Secrets, Lies and My Sister Kate,  River Song and Everything I Know About You.