Youngest author of a bestselling book series | Guinness World RecordsA six-year-old boy whose book will be published in the UK later this month has staked a claim as the world's youngest author. Christopher Beale completed his 1,word, five-chapter novel This and Last Season's Excursions when he was six years and days old, beating the previous Guinness World Record by 42 days. Christopher, now seven, from Zug in Switzerland, landed a publishing contract with Aultbea Publishing, based in Inverness, and his book will be launched in London on 25 November. His story follows a boy and his favourite stuffed animals, his puppy Biscuit, his kitten Daisy and the fierce Big Hinnies, as they rescue owls, fight lions and search for a mysterious moving city, Quarles. Christopher speaks English and Italian and has his own website, www. Christopher said: "I wrote it in my bedroom after lunch every day. My mum asked me to write a story and I ended up writing a whole book.
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Flavia Bujor wrote her first book when she was 12 and published it with HarperCollins when she was The Prophecy of the Stones is about three teenage girls who come together to fulfill an ancient prophecy, while in a parallel world another girl lies dying in a hospital. Bujor was born in Romania but lives in France, where the book has sold 20, copies. It was just a beginning. She moved to Syracuse, New York, when she was seven years old, started writing her first novel, Swordbird , when she was eleven, and completed it a year later. Critics, however, have mentioned that the plot, which features a variety of good and evil magical sword-fighting birds, is extremely similar to Redwall and that the book suffers from a lack of originality.
This is a list of notable books by young authors and of books written by notable writers in their early years. These books were written, or substantially completed, before the author's twentieth birthday. The list is arranged alphabetically by author. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
While it's not as easy for authors to become famous at a young age as it is for pop singers, it's still not unheard of for barely legal authors to find fame, success, and even fortune. Here are 23 authors who manager to achieve fame—though not always positive—by age By age 17, their Conspiracy of Calaspia had become a bestseller; Jyoti and Suresh are considered two of the world's youngest bestselling authors. At age 20, the twins were selected as two of the " Most Important Swiss" by Schweizer Illustrierte magazine. Now 23, the twins have recently completed book three in their saga.
When he was twelve years old, Florida-based Jake Marcionette released his debut book, Just Jake , a loosely autobiographical, laugh-out-loud comedy adventure. With that book, Jake made history in two ways: the youngest author to hit the New York Times Bestseller list and the youngest author in the history of Penguin Books to land a publishing deal. So how did Jake accomplish all this at such an early age? I recently had the pleasure of sitting with the young author who also tours schools as a motivational speaker for students nationwide. Anybody at any age would feel energized and motivated after meeting Jake, who radiates positivity and enthusiasm for life. Jake Marcionette: When my sister and I were much younger, my Mom would have us write from breakfast to lunch every day during summer vacation. At first I hated the daily writing, but eventually I got into it and wrote about how my day was going and how I was feeling.