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Kim Slater

Kim Slater is a full-time writer and lives with her husband in Nottingham.

She holds an MA in Creative Writing from Nottingham Trent University and teaches regular creative writing classes for both adults and children in Nottingham's inner-city schools and academies.

For more information, visit Kim’s website or follow her on Twitter @kimslater01

Kim Slater's The Boy Who Lied out now

Can a liar find the truth?

The fourth novel from multi-award-winning Kim Slater is published today by Macmillian Children's Books!

The Boy Who Lied is a sensitive and engaging novel about brotherhood, hardship and being yourself.

Congratulations, Kim!


When fourteen-year-old artistic genius Kieran Woods finds the body of a homeless man floating in the river, he refuses to believe the death was accidental. In a race against time, Kieran embarks on solving the mystery. Not only must he find the killer, he must also escape his abusive stepfamily to save himself and the people he loves. Can Kieran catch the killer before the killer catches him?

SMART is an uplifting story of how one young boy uses his art and unique mind to triumph in a world that doesn't understand him. Kieran will captivate readers young and old.  

Macmillan Children's Books published in June 2014; SMART has been shortlisted for over 10 literary awards, including the Carnegie and Waterstones Prizes 2015. More information on Kim's News Page

Territory Publisher/Agent
World Darley Anderson Agency
UK & Commonwealth Macmillan Children's Books
German DTV Junior
Iran Houpaa
Italy Il Castoro
Japan Hyoronsha
Korea KPI Publishing Group
Turkey Pegasus
Ukraine Old Lion Publishers

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