Gillian Shields


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Gillian Shields was born and brought up in Yorkshire, in the north of England. As she grew up, she had two passions:books and theater. Gillian’s love of books led her to read English at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. After university she studied acting in London. She then taught in a drama school, the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, for several years, becoming Vice Principal. She recently taught English and Drama at Beechwood Sacred Heart, a girls’ boarding school.

Having children gave Gillian an excuse to carry on reading children’s books, as well as a motivation to write them. She has a son and a daughter, and is married to Brian, who works for the New York Times Media Group.


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October 2009, Gillian Shields
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? GS: Books, family, dogs, friends, chocolate, Sussex, Sicily, books . . . SS: What is your motto or maxim? GS: If you can't have what you want, try to want what you have. Questio..." ...More

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“There are many kinds of betrayals. There are the small ones: the unkind word, the laughter behind someone's back, the petty lies. And there are the betrayals that break hearts, destroy worlds, and turn the strong, sweet light of day into bitter dust.”
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“One person's dream is another's reality.”
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“Every ending is also a beginning. We'll meet again, I promise.”
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