Cathy Cassidy


Cathy Cassidy has written more than 25 books for teens and is a Sunday Times bestseller.

She was voted in the Richard and Judy Best Kids’ Book Ever chart and has totalled more than 2.7 million in sales worldwide. She was voted Queen of Teen in 2010 after thousands of girls worldwide nominated her as their favourite author. She is a bestseller in France and is sold in 27 languages.

Bittersweet was selected for World Book Day in 2013 and reached No.2 in the UK bestseller children’s chart.

Cathy Cassidy was born and brought up in Coventry. She wrote her first picture book at the age of eight for her brother, Andy, and sold her first short story to a national magazine at 16. After a degree in illustration she worked on national teen and educational magazines before qualifying as an art teacher.

Cathy lives with her husband, two teenage children, two dogs, two cats and a rabbit.