Sally Green began writing in 2010 after working for twenty years in accountancy and business finance. She is the author of an internationally acclaimed trilogy of young adult fantasy novels, the first of which, Half Bad, was named Waterstones Best Book for Teenagers 2015 and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2015 and for the 2015 Branford Boase Award. Half Bad broke the Guinness World Record for ‘Most Translated Book by a Debut Author, Pre-publication’, with 45 different translations before its publication. The second title in the trilogy, Half Wild, was published by Penguin in March 2015, and the third and final book, Half Lost, came out in March 2016. The first book of her new fantasy series, The Smoke Thieves, will be published in the UK in May 2018. Sally runs to keep fit, is addicted to coffee and has a Lancashire accent of sorts. She tweets @Sa11eGreen.