Isla was born in Edinburgh, scene of many of her books. Her second book was made into a film starring Helen Bonham Carter. She writes about families, relationships, misunderstandings, love, hate and other absurdities. When she grows up she wants to be a blues singer but she loves writing, loves words and she thinks she is the luckiest person in the world to do this for a living. Isla lives in Fife with her illustrator husband.
Website: Isla Dewar