CAROLINE LAWRENCE’s historical novels for young readers have sold over a million copies in the UK alone, and her Roman Mysteries (Orion) were dramatised by the BBC. She won the Classical Association Prize in 2009, and an Edgar nomination in the USA in 2014. Caroline is a sought-after speaker, maintaining a busy programme of school and literary festival events. Her middle grade novel The Time Travel Diaries (Piccadilly Press) was The Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week on publication in 2019, and a Books for Keeps magazine Book of the Year. Recent projects include a new retelling of Aesop’s Fables illustrated by Robert Ingpen (Welbeck, 2022).