Edinburgh is a city filled with magical creatures. No one can see them – except Ramya Knox. Join award-winning Scottish children’s author, Elle McNicoll, as she tells us about her beautifully written third novel, the compelling magical fantasy, Like a Charm. As Ramya is pulled into her family’s world of secrets and spells, she sets out to discover the truth about the Hidden Folk with only three words of warning from her grandfather: Beware the Sirens. Plunged into an adventure that will change everything, Ramya is about to learn that there is more to her powers than she ever imagined. Don’t miss this spellbinding, inspiring event!
Elle McNicoll is a best-selling and award-winning novelist. Her debut, A Kind of Spark, won the Blue Peter Book Award and the Overall Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, as well as Blackwell’s Book of 2020. She is Carnegie nominated, and was shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Awards 2020, the Branford Boase Award and The Little Rebels Award. Her second novel, Show Us Who You Are, was Blackwell’s Book of the Month and one of The Bookseller’s Best Books of 2021. She is an advocate for better representation of neurodiversity in publishing, and currently lives in East London