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<p>Aisha Bushby is a writer who combines heartbreaking emotional stories and unforgettable characters with a sprinkling of magic. She was selected as one of only four previously unpublished authors in the Stripes anthology, <em>A Change is Gonna Come</em>, alongside writers such as Patrice Lawrence, Tanya Byrne and Nikesh Shukla. The anthology was awarded a YA Book Prize Special Achievement Award. Her debut novel, <em>A Pocketful of Stars</em> (2019), was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and the Branford Boase and described as ‘poignant and atmospheric’ by the <em>Guardian</em>. Her second novel, <em>Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found</em> (2020) is a magical fantasy adventure inspired by <em>Arabian Nights</em>. You can follow her on Twitter @aishabushby.</p>

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