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Ossett Academy’s Libby publishes novel written in Lockdown!


Ossett Academy student, Libby Johnson (Year 9), made the most of her time in lockdown, writing a novel and selling 30 copies upon release.

‘The Girl with the Kindest Touch’, released on Mother’s Day, is available to purchase on Amazon as a paperback, here.

Deciding she wanted a constructive lockdown, and having read some fantasy fiction novels, Libby started drafting her own ideas on January 19th 2021. By March 5th, Libby’s book was complete and on March 7th, published.

Libby said “I started writing for an escape and somewhere to go to, with lockdown keeping me restrained. I thought, why not create somewhere where anything is possible…”

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