Liz Flanagan is an award-winning author and educator who writes for children and young adults. Her books include Dragon Daughter and Eden Summer (nominated for the Carnegie Medal).
The dragons are coming! There’s a week-long blog tour starting 1st July 2019 to celebrate the launch of Dragon Daughter in paperback. Huge thanks to all these wonderful bloggers for their support and for sharing the dragon love! Please click here to navigate to the posts.
Dragon Daughter has won the Calderdale Book of the Year Award in the primary category! This was voted for by young readers. Read more here:
The Dutch edition of Eden Summer, translated by Aleid van Eeekelen-Benders and published by Gottmer as De Dag Van Eden, has been shortlisted for this wonderful award in The Netherlands: read more here.
Dragon Daughter has won the Leeds Book Awards 2019 in the 9-11 age category! This award is voted for by young readers in the city. Read more - including some wonderful reviews! - on the awards website here.
Dragon Daughter will be published by Scholastic in the USA in October 2019 under the new title of Legends of the Sky! Same book, same dragons, different title…
Dragon Daughter was published on 4th October 2018 by David Fickling Books. I am so delighted with its cover, with stunning artwork by Angelo Rinaldi.
Dragon Daughter is aimed at readers of around nine and upwards: 'Fiery friendships, forgotten family and the struggle for power collide in Dragon Daughter - the epic new saga from Liz Flanagan.'
The first reviews of Dragon Daughter are here!
Dragon Daughter is 'one to watch' for October 2018, says The Bookseller, and 'a thrilling fantasy quest'. Here's the full review, below:
I’ve been asked at school events which part of Dragon Daughter is my favourite. Here’s my answer! It’s the hatching scene:
Eden Summer is published in The Netherlands by Gottmer, with a translation by Aleid van Eekelen and this beautiful cover designed by Studio Marlies Visser:
Eden Summer is now available in the USA, published by Scholastic:
Eden Summer was shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards 2017.
Eden Summer was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017.
Eden Summer was an Editor's Choice pick in the Bookseller: