The Viney Agency


David Ambrose

Anna Perera has been a part time chambermaid, waitress, post-mistress, anything to bring in cash when she was growing up twenty miles from London before training as a teacher. She taught English in two London secondary schools before running a unit for teenage boys excluded from mainstream school. After completing an MA in Writing For Children, she had five books published, including Guantanamo Boy which was shortlisted for the 2009 Costa Children's Book Award and the Branford Boase Award and long listed for the Carnegie Medal. She also gives talks, writes articles and screenplays. She lives in London.

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Fifteen-year-old Aaron lives amongst the rubbish piles in the slums of Cairo. His job? To collect broken glass. His life? Wasted. His hope? To find a future he can believe in. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: The Glass Collector (2011) Puffin, UK/ Harpers Collins Australia,/ Albert Whitman, US, 2012,Chinese Simplified language rights to Shanghai Ying Te Song Culture PublishingGuantanamo Boy, Puffin, UK/ Harpers Collins Australia, 2009; US rights to Albert Whitman. German rights to CBJ/Random House; Brazilian rights to Ediouro; Thai rights to Sanskrit; Spanish rights to Ediciones B; Slovene rights to Mish Publishing; Chinese traditional language rights to Morning Star Publishing, Chinese Simplified language rights to Shanghai Ying Te Song Culture Publishing; Danish rights to Rosinante; Korean rights to Jaeum & Moeum.;. The Night The Lights Went Out: Tamarind/Random House 2006, Antarctic Adventure: OUP 2003, Skew Whiff : OUP 2001, Lolly Woe: OUP 2001.