Ali describes herself as, at heart, an 11-year-old boy, and as a child spent a lot of time poking about in copses, building dens, climbing trees and digging up stuff.
Ali lives in Southampton with her husband and sons and would never kill a creepy-crawly of any kind. They are more scared of her than she is of them (creepy-crawlies, not her husband and sons).
Ali Sparkes wrote the Monster Maker series, the Shapeshifter series, the S.W.I.T.C.H books and some stand-alone novels such as Dark Summer, Whishful Thinking and Frozen in Time. Unleashed -A life and Death Job, is the first title of a new series.
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