Mary Hooper is a hugely popular writer for children and young adults. Her other books for Bloomsbury include Amy, Holly and the ever popular and award-winning Megan series, as well as hilarious younger fiction, including the revolting KATIE series. Mary's brilliant historical novels: At the Sign of the Sugared Plum, Petals in the Ashes, The Extraordinary Life and Times of Eliza Rose and At the House of the Magician also have a huge fanbase. Mary is very much in demand for her events at literary festivals and schools. She lives in Henley-on-Thames.