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The devil came down to Poynings looking for a soul to take...

Myths, legends and fairy tales are a wonderful resource for basing stories for children and young adults. Come and surprise yourself with the characters and storylines that flow out of your imagination prompted by old, familiar tales.

Patrice Lawrence was born in Brighton and brought up in Haywards Heath and is an award-winning writer of stories for children and young people. Orangeboy, her debut book for young adults was shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award, won the Bookseller YA Prize and Waterstones Prize for Older Children's Fiction and has been shortlisted for many regional awards. Indigo Donut, her second book about young adults, was published in July 2017. It was book of the week in The Times, Sunday Times and Observer and one of The Times top children's books in 2017. Both books have been nominated for the Carnegie Award. Eight Pieces of Silva, published by Hodder in August 2020, is shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021 and the Jhalak Children’s and Young Adult Prize 2021. Patrice's latest novel Splinters of Sunshine (Hodder) will be published in August 2021 and features the Sussex countryside.

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Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex, BN6 8SP

01273 844744

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