Katharine Edgar

Children's Author

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Assistant: Molly Jamieson


Katharine Edgar writes historical fiction for Young Adults.

As a teenager, her hobby was historical re-enactment and she used to spend most of her spare time dressed as a Tudor while learning to spin wool, shoot longbows, dance La Volta and bake bread in a four hundred year old oven with a brushwood fire. She draws on this experience in her writing, in which she aims to recreate not only the day-to-day experiences of young people from centuries ago but also the passions and beliefs that made them who they were.

She lives in Yorkshire with her husband and three children.