is a widely reviewed writer of books for children and young adults.
Her work is described variously by The Guardian as ". . . absorbing, compassionate, controlled" by the Observer as ". . . moving, unsentimental" The Daily Telegraph as ". . . a beautiful, powerful writer" by Junior Bookshelf as ". . . astonishing, excellent" and by the Times Educational Suppliment as ". . . splendid, compulsive".
Two of her books have been nominated for the Carnegie Medal.
Lynne Markham concentrates on the difficulties young people may face when confronting personal issues of disaffection, grief and difference.
- Now You See Me - Radio 2 Book of the Year
- The Closing March
- Deep Trouble
- Finding Billy
- Blazing Star
- Lion Heart
- Winter Wolf
- Cinder Alf
- Ghost Sister
- Barney's Head Case
- In The Frame
- The Way to Write (Channel 4 Schools) with Michael Rosen