Name a character in Jo’s next book for children aged 9-12, A STORM OF STRAWBERRIES, to be published by Piccadilly Press in July 2017. The winning bidder will also have the chance to read the book ahead of publication and will receive their own signed copy from the author, along with a parcel of strawberry-based goodies!

Jo Cotterill has been an actor, teacher and newspaper seller but now writes children’s books full time at her home in Oxfordshire. She likes unicorns, cherry flavouring and reflections in water, and has just started a collection of miniature Japanese puzzle rubbers shaped like cakes. Her latest books are Looking at the Stars, A Library of Lemons, and the superhero series Electrigirl. You can find her at