De Poolse Kasienka (bijna 13, ik-figuur) verhuist met haar moeder naar Engeland. Haar moeder stort zich volledig op de zoektocht naar Kasienka’s vader en laat Kasienka aan haar lot over. Een versroman die leest als een lang gedicht.
Sarah Crossan is an Irish author. She is best known for her books for young adults, including Apple and Rain and One, for which she has won several awards.
Crossan graduated from Warwick University in 1999 with a degree in Philosophy and Literature and later obtained a master's degree in Creative Writing. She received an Edward Albee Fellowship for writing in 2010. Crossan trained as an English and drama teacher at the University of Cambridge. In May 2018, she was appointed Laureate na nÓg, or Irish Children's laureate by President Michael D Higgins.
2013: shortlisted for Carnegie Medal for The Weight of Water
2015: shortlisted for Carnegie Medal for Apple and Rain
The Bookseller' prize for young adult fiction for One