Alison Prince

Author and artist Alison Prince was born in 1931 and won a scholarship to Slade School of Art, after which she trained to be a teacher and became Head of Art at a London school. She has since written many books for children of all ages, including How's Business (1987), shortlisted for the Nestle Smarties Book Prize, The Summerhouse (2004), The Sherwood Hero (1995), winner of the 1996 Guardian Children's Book Award; Oranges and Murder (2002), a thriller for teenagers set in 1830s London, winner...See more