The first of these was shortlisted for the inaugural Ottakar’s children’s book prize and was also the Ottakar’s Book of the Month.
The second was praised by the Independent for its, ‘clever pseudo-science, attractive characterisation and well-sustained suspense.’
Val was a teacher for twenty years, teaching every age group from five to eighteen.
She now writes full time and lives deep in the Welsh countryside. (http://www.valtyler.com/).