Lucy’s life is small, but safe. She’s got a good routine. But all that’s about to change…

When Lucy’s neighbour asks her to look after her little girl for a couple of hours – and then doesn’t come back – Lucy is suddenly responsible for someone other than herself.

It takes courage to let the outside world in, and Lucy’s about to learn there’s much more to life – but only if she’s brave enough to spread her wings…

award winning Author

Eve Ainsworth

I’m an award-winning author for children and adults, experienced school speaker and creative workshop co-ordinator. I have appeared at several festivals as a speaker, including Hay-on-Wye (2016), Oxford (2016), Highgate & Hampstead (2015) and Chichester. I am happy to hold author talks or run creative workshops within schools and other arenas. I am experienced in supporting young people within a school environment and am particularly interested in working with beginner writers. I am an experienced school speaker and am represented by Hannah Weatherill at Northbank Talent.

My Latest Books


Lucy’s life is small, but safe. She’s got a good routine. But all that’s about to change…

Know My Place

Feeling betrayed when her long-term foster placement breaks down, Amy is sent to live with a new family, the Dawsons.

All Together Now

It’s 1920, and the Dick, Kerr Girls football team have a new member training with them!


Praise for the Dick, Kerr Ladies fiction series:

‘This is a story about friendship, family and football, and I think you’re going to love it!’ – Cathy Cassidy

‘A brilliant, powerful story. And one that needs to be told.’ – Dan Freedman

‘This story has been waiting to be told to young readers for too long. They will surely welcome the promise of further episodes in the Dick Kerr team’s history.’ – Books for Keeps

‘An inspiring read’ – The Week Junior

– Divi Digest

Upcoming Events

march 19 2022

Creative Writing Worhshop at Crawley Library

Join acclaimed author Eve with inspiring exercises to help begin, develop and strengthen your writing. This face-to-face session will be a writing workshop suitable for anyone aged 10 years + where Eve will share on how to write on the issues that matter to you

may 26 2022

The Release of Eve's Debut Adult Book - Duckling

Get ready to meet 2022’s most unlikely heroine…

Out on 1st June 2023

Available soon

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