"Ella on the Outside" is one of the books selected for the Read for Empathy Collection 2019. Cath is a great fan of this initiative. More details can be found here at the Empathy Lab website. Cath wrote an article on the importance of Empathy in Children's Books for Tes (formerly the Times Educational Supplement) - it can be found here.
Cath has written a blog on her Inspiration for the Book - read it here "Ella’s love for her dad is in every letter she writes"
Ella on the Outside was listed as one of the Guardian's Best New Children's Books for Summer 2018
Free Teaching Materials are now available for download from Nosy Crow - here