Sam Thompson is a fiction writer – novels and short stories for grown-ups and children. His writing has been longlisted for the Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Encore Prize, and has won the Spark School Book Award.

‘A unique voice. Grave, evocative, deeply compelling’ – Jeremy Dyson

‘The best animal adventure since Watership Down’ — The Times

‘Endlessly thought-provoking’ – Guardian

‘Astonishing. One of the most extraordinary children’s books I’ve ever read’ — Anthony McGowan

‘Dazzling… What Communion Town renders with stunning and often heartbreaking lucidity is the complexity of consciousness itself… an elegant and hauntingly beautiful book’ – New York Times Book Review

‘Sam Thompson’s stories are dark and tender and brilliantly strange’ – Alison Moore

‘The writing raises this to classic status… Gripping and profound, Wolfstongue may be for children but it is about being human’ – New Statesman

‘Thompson can make a sentence sing in a way that is uniquely his own’ – Daily Telegraph