SHARON Tregenza was born and brought up in Cornwall but has since lived in many places including, Cyprus, Dubai, Sharjah and Wales. Her debut novel, Tarantula Tide won the Kelpie’s prize, The Heart of Hawick Award and was long-listed for the Branford Boase.
The Shiver Stone is another MG mystery published by Firefly Press and was ‘highly commended’ for the Welsh Book Council’s Award. Sharon’s third book, The Jewelled Jaguar was published by Firefly Press in 2017 and has won The Calderdale Book of the Year, The Fantastic Book Award and The East Sussex Children’s Book of the Year. The Shiver Stone and The Jewelled Jaguar were both short-listed for the Tir na n-Og Award and the North Somerset Teachers Book award.
Sharon has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Wales and a second Masters degree in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University. She is a member of The Society of Authors, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and The Scattered Authors Society. Sharon now lives and writes in a lovely converted chapel in Box, near the historic city of Bath and is currently working on her fourth book. To find out more about Sharon and her work visit: Sharon Tregenza