Huw Powell is the author of Spacejackers and The Lost Sword, the first two novels of his middle-grade adventure series about space pirates. Spacejackers has been described as Star Wars meets Pirates of the Caribbean. It was Literature Works ‘Book of the Month’ in 2014 and short-listed for Teach Primary’s ‘New Children’s Fiction Award’ in 2015. The series has been published by Bloomsbury in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The third novel, The Pirate King, is due for release in January. Huw is an active supporter of initiatives that encourage children to read. He lives with his wife and two energetic sons in North