Sheila Blackburn is the author of Sam’s Football Series and the Stewie Scraps books. She aims to write stories that make children feel successful and that are fun to read! In 2008 she won the children’s section of the Cheshire Prize for Literature.
She has been a classroom teacher for over 25 years, working mainly with 5-11 year olds. Sheila is particularly interested in helping children to become lifelong readers. Having been a Special Needs Co-ordinator for over 10 years, she is familiar with the reading problems that some children encounter and the concerns of parents.
Sheila’s hobbies include writing and floristry, gardening and walking, and she is mad about dogs, ducks and anything to do with nature.
Read a recent interview (12/4/17) Sheila gave to InkPantry – Inky Interview: Author Sheila May Blackburn