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Allan Stratton

Allan Stratton is the internationally acclaimed author of The Dogs (winner of the Red Maple Award), Chanda's Wars winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award), the Michael L. Printz Honour Book Chanda's Secrets, Curse of the Dream Witch (winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award), the Governor General's finalist The Grave Robber's Apprentice and the ALA Best Books Borderline and Leslie’s Journal. Chanda's Secrets was turned into The Cannes Film Festival award-winning film, Life, Above All. His latest book for young adult readers is The Way Back Home a funny, moving novel about family, love and forgiveness.

Allan is also an accomplished playwright and an actor. When he isn’t busy writing or performing, he is travelling. Allan has safaried in Africa, hiked the Great Wall of China; explored pyramids in Egypt; crawled through Viet Cong tunnels in Vietnam and flown over Cappadocia in a balloon. He has visited Easter Island and temples in Thailand a Cambodia; skied the Alpes; toured the Arctic and swum with sharks.

Allan lives in Toronto, Ontario with his partner, four cats, and numerous fish. Find out more about Allan on his website, www.allanstratton.com.


Awards

Curse of the Dream Witch, Short-listed, Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta Children's Choice), 2015

Curse of the Dream Witch, Short-listed, Diamond Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), 2015

Curse of the Dream Witch, Winner, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children, 2014

Curse of the Dream Witch, Short-listed, OLA Silver Birch Award, Fiction, 2014

Curse of the Dream Witch, Short-listed, Red Cedar Award (BC Young Readers' Choice), 2014

Curse of the Dream Witch, Short-listed, Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2014

Curse of the Dream Witch, Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2014

Curse of the Dream Witch, Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2013

Books

Curse of the Dream Witch
Grave Robber's Apprentice, The

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