Meg Rosoff
 
 

Meg Rosoff

“Searingly well written, her books read like Samuel Beckett on ecstasy.”

— The Times

 
 

THE 2016 WINNER OF THE ASTRID LINDGREN MEMORIAL AWARD

 
 
 
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Meg Rosoff grew up in a suburb of Boston and moved to London in 1989. She spent fifteen years working in advertising before writing her first novel, How I Live Now, which has sold over one million copies in thirty-six territories. It won the Guardian Children’s Prize and the Printz Award in the US and was made into a film. Her subsequent six novels have been awarded or shortlisted for, among others, the Carnegie Medal and the National Book Award. Meg’s latest book for adults is Jonathan Unleashed. Her Middle Grade series about rescue dog McTavish, who rescues a chaotic family, is out now. Meg lives in London her husband and two dogs.

McTavish

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Awards



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Meg’s Books

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How I Live Now Film

 
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 Picture Books

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 Short Stories

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Beck

 
This extraordinary novel is powerful, shocking, uplifting, funny and beautifully written. Every page is bursting with life, observation, feeling and conviction. It is a collaboration between two remarkable writers, fusing the best of both.
— Sunday Times Book of the Week
 
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