Agent: Penny Holroyde
Tom Avery’s “gritty, gripping and properly engrossing” debut novel, Too Much Trouble, won the Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Book Award in 2010 as well as being nominated for various regional awards. The sequel, In Too Deep, was published in January 2013.
- “An original interpretation of the Oliver Twist story reflecting a number of critical and significant contemporary issues” Book Trust on Too Much Trouble
- “This prize-winning story will grab readers’ attention and leave them spell-bound from then on.” Lovereading4kids
- “It’s hard to believe that such a gripping novel is Avery’s first. I can’t wait for the next.” English 4-11
Tom lives in North London with his wife and two giant boys. When he’s not writing, he works as a primary school teacher and literacy co-ordinator.