Lisa Thompson* is a children’s novelist born in Essex, UK. Her debut novel, The Goldfish Boy, was published in the UK in 2017, where it was a Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month and went on to become a bestseller. The Goldfish Boy has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, The Branford Boase Award and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. She has since written several more stories but before becoming a novelist, Lisa worked as a broadcast assistant for BBC Radio 2 and CPL Productions where she got to make tea for lots of famous people. She lives in Suffolk with her family.
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