Chris Vick’s first book Kook, published by HarperCollins, was called a ‘no holds barred love story’ and ‘darkly dramatic‘ by The Guardian in their June 2016 roundup of best new children’s books. It was also their May 2016 book of the month: ‘a gripping and heartbreaking story of love and obsession’. Kook also sold in 3 other countries.
His second book, Storms, also published by HarperCollins, was published in April 2017 and has sold to 3 countries. He is working on his next book: Boy, Girl, Sea, a YA twist on Arabian Nights, about an English boy and a Moroccan girl stranded in a boat, in the Atlantic.
Chris has appeared at festivals including Hay and the Bath Children’s Lit festival, and has written blogs/features for the Guardian and Bustle.com. on YA issues. He does school visits and writing workshops. He lives near Bath, with his wife and daughter.