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Julia Golding - Author


Julia Golding is the author of over thirty books for children and young adults. Her stories are set all over the world (and in some new worlds too) and span the centuries.

In her first year as a published author, she won the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize (Gold Award), was shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award, longlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal, and won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize. In the US, Secret of the Sirens won the honor book medal of the Green Earth Book Award. Dragonfly won the 2012 Beehive Book Award, Young Adult Division, given by the Children's Literature Association of Utah and voted on by readers in schools and public libraries.

She has sold over half a million books worldwide and they are translated into more than fifteen languages.

Julia Golding lives in Oxford with her husband and three children.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Julia Golding

Mel Foster and the Demon Butler by Julia Golding
Reader Reviewed Mel Foster and the Demon Butler
Julia Golding
August 2015 Book of the Month Part superhero story, part Victorian Gothic, Julia Golding’s new story is great fun! It begins in the Arctic when Cabin Boy Mel finds something strange trapped in the ice: it’s Eve Frankenstein no less,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
Young Knights: Pendragon by Julia Golding
Young Knights: Pendragon
Julia Golding
Best-selling Julia Golding launches a thrilling new adventure as the the Young Knights of the Round Table return for a second adventure. Although once trained to think of humans as the enemy the Young Knights now know better and their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
Young Knights of the Round Table by Julia Golding
Reader Reviewed Young Knights of the Round Table
Julia Golding
April 2013 Book of the Month Best-selling Julia Golding tells a fast paced, time-travelling fantasy adventure based on the legends of King Arthur that cleverly provokes thought about contemporary life too. Stolen away by the Fey in infancy, Rick has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2013
The Glass Swallow by Julia Golding
The Glass Swallow
Julia Golding
Two strong minded young people battle against the prejudices of their countries in this gripping adventure set in a strongly realised imaginary world. Rain is the talented daughter of a glass maker. Her father uses her skills to create his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/05/2010
Wolf Cry by Julia Golding
Wolf Cry
Julia Golding
A dramatic and moving story of an unlikely alliance between a young Viking girl and the African slave her father has given her. Left alone after her village is destroyed and her brother captured by raiding pirates, Freydis survives until...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2009
Black Heart Of Jamaica (A Cat Royal Novel) by Julia Golding
Black Heart Of Jamaica (A Cat Royal Novel)
Julia Golding
Spirited Cat Royal, a girl with ambition and courage, is back for a fifth adventure. This time she’s on the high seas and gets caught up with pirates and a slave revolt. As ever, Cat overcomes her fears as the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2009
Den Of Thieves (A Cat Royal Novel) by Julia Golding
Den Of Thieves (A Cat Royal Novel)
Julia Golding
Den of Thieves is the thrilling third volume in the Cat Royal series that began with The Diamond of Drury Lane. As an underground reporter in Paris with men desperate for her attention, Cat finds herself homeless and caught up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Dragonfly by Julia Golding
Dragonfly
Julia Golding
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2008
The Chimera's Curse: Companion's Quartet: Bk. 4 by Julia Golding
The Chimera's Curse: Companion's Quartet: Bk. 4
Julia Golding
This is the dramatic conclusion to the incredible Companions Quartet and is arguably the most thrilling out of the companion series. Lovers of these books will find that the ending to The Chimera's Curse: Companion's Quartet: Bk....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
The Diamond of Drury Lane (A Cat Royal Novel) by Julia Golding
The Diamond of Drury Lane (A Cat Royal Novel)
Julia Golding
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award. Winner of Nestle Children's Award 2006. Cat Royal, the feisty little orphan-girl brought up in a theatre, is a brilliant narrator of this terrific action-packed adventure. There’s intrigue, politics,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2008
Black Heart Of Jamaica (A Cat Royal Novel) by Julia Golding
Black Heart Of Jamaica (A Cat Royal Novel)
Julia Golding
Spirited Cat Royal, a girl with ambition and courage, is back for a fifth adventure. This time she’s on the high seas and gets caught up with pirates and a slave revolt. As ever, Cat overcomes her fears as the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2008
The Chimera's Curse by Julia Golding
The Chimera's Curse
Julia Golding
This is the dramatic conclusion to the incredible Companions Quartet that began with Secret of the Sirens, continued in The Gorgon’s Gaze and Mines of the Minotaur. The final showdown has begun between brave Connie, the world’s only...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2007
Mines of the Minotaur, Companions Quartet by Julia Golding
Mines of the Minotaur, Companions Quartet
Julia Golding
You can’t fail to be impressed by Julia Golding’s storytelling power, which grabs you at the beginning and doesn’t let go until you’ve finished, in this the third in her Companions Quartet (after Secret of the Sirens and
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2007
The Ringmaster by Julia Golding
The Ringmaster
Julia Golding
Darcie Lock is inadvertently thrown into a world of SAS men, espionage, corruption, polo games and fashion parades when her father is taken hostage while investigating an international smuggling ring. Darcie is commissioned to find out what happened. Armed with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2007
Ship Between The Worlds by Julia Golding
Ship Between The Worlds
Julia Golding
This is high octane, high drama on the high seas. It’s got all the fun of Pirates of the Caribbean, the action of Master and Commander and brilliant characterization that reminds me of the masterful Treasure Island. David Jones is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2007
Den Of Thieves (A Cat Royal Novel) by Julia Golding
Den Of Thieves (A Cat Royal Novel)
Julia Golding
Den of Thieves is the thrilling third volume in the Cat Royal series that began with The Diamond of Drury Lane. As an underground reporter in Paris with men desperate for her attention, Cat finds herself homeless and caught up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2007
The Gorgon's Gaze, Companions Quartet by Julia Golding
The Gorgon's Gaze, Companions Quartet
Julia Golding
Often the 2nd in a series is the weaker, but Julia Golding has surpassed herself here by delivering a totally gripping novel where once again good versus evil is the underlying theme but Connie has to get the better of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2007
Gorgon's Gaze, Companions Quartet by Julia Golding
Gorgon's Gaze, Companions Quartet
Julia Golding
Often the 2nd in a series is the weaker, but Julia Golding has surpassed herself here by delivering a totally gripping novel where once again good versus evil is the underlying theme but Connie has to get the better of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2007
Cat Among The Pigeons (A Cat Royal Novel) by Julia Golding
Cat Among The Pigeons (A Cat Royal Novel)
Julia Golding
As gripping as The Diamond of Drury Lane, which was shortlisted for the Costa Book Award (formerly the Whitbread), this stunning second volume from Julia Golding will have you captivated from page one. It’s a rollicking good read but the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2006
Secret of the Sirens, Companions Quartet by Julia Golding
Secret of the Sirens, Companions Quartet
Julia Golding
Julia Golding has delivered in this the first in the ‘Companions Quartet’ an absolutely gripping story of good and evil. It’s a wonderful adventure story set in the modern day and yet in a magical and mythical world full of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2006

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