|Titles:||A Riot of Red Ribbons, Spin of the Sunwheel, The Gold Spectre|
Elizabeth Arnold's first book, The Parsley Parcel, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Award. Her second, Gold and Silver Water, was commended for the TES/NASEN Special Educational Needs Award. Along with A Riot of Red Ribbon, these books formed the Gypsy Girl trilogy that was the basis for the television series Gypsy Girl shown on CITV in February 2001.
Elizabeth's eighth book, The Gold Spectre (A & C Black), is about two boys confronting a terrifying ghost, who feels it is his duty to protect Kildonan gold.
Elizabeth lives in The New Forest, in Hampshire. She has two children, four grandchildren and a house full of pets, including a cat, lots of tropical and cold fish, and three dogs. Life is always busy!
Featured Title: The Gold Spectre