Sarah Mussi was born in Gloucestershire. After her education at a girl’s school in Cheltenham, she completed a post graduate degree at the Royal College of Art before leaving the UK for West Africa. She lived in Ghana, West Africa for over eighteen years, marrying a Ghanaian and teaching in Accra. Sarah now lives in Brixton and teaches in Lewisham, splitting her holidays between England and Ghana.
Sarah’s first published novel The Door of No Return won the Children’s Book of the Year 2007 Award at the Glen Dimplex New Writers’ Awards, and is shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2008. ISBN 13: 9780340903216 ISBN 10: 034090321X
The Last of the Warrior Kings, also published by Hodder Children’s Books, is Sarah’s second novel. ISBN-10: 0340903228, ISBN-13: 978-0340903223