About Me

Emily Gale has been involved in the children’s book industry for nearly twenty years.

Emily’s writing includes two novels for teenagers – Girl, Aloud in 2009, Steal My Sunshine in 2013 – and Eliza Boom’s Diary, in 2014, for younger readers. Her next novel, The Other Side of Summer, will be published in June 2016 by Penguin Random House.

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School Visits
The Other Side of Summer

The Other Side of Summer

The Other Side of Summer is published by Penguin Random House. Jacket design by Astred Hicks. Suitable for readers roughly 11-14 years.

“This perfectly pitched piece is a beauty.”
Bec Kavanagh, Stella Prize Schools Coordinator and chair of LoveOzYA

To Read a sample, hear the song, and meet Tim & Emma, visit The Other Side of Summer Website

School Visits

November 2, 2016 5:05 pm

I live in Melbourne and would love to visit primary or secondary schools, or public libraries, for workshops or author...

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Eliza Boom Fans

April 18, 2016 11:42 am

Some wonderful photos and videos that readers of Eliza Boom have sent me. Click here to watch Lilou from Holland...

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My Reading Life: 2015

May 10, 2015 10:30 am

In 2015 I read about 100 books, mostly young adult fiction, a fair bit of middle-grade, and a handful of...

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The Long-Lost Book

December 16, 2012 3:18 pm

The works of Eleanor Brown and Alberta Frank I thought I had no pedigree in children’s books, that I came...

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