/ Key title A stunning and poignant account of an extraordinary teacher's determination from the author of the #1 Sunday Times bestsellers The Tiger's Child and One Child. / The Tiger's Child was a No 1 Sunday Times bestseller with sales to date exceeding 180k. One Child was a No 2 Sunday Times bestseller - sales to date exceed 360k. / To be supported by Radio promotion with Magic FM - Book of the Month for March 06. Includes 60 advertorials, promotional spots and support on their website / The publication will be supported by an author-led national publicity campaign and online activity - Torey has an extensive (and very loyal) fan base and will be promoting the book on her website www.torey-hayden.com / Torey is a spokesperson for the NSPCC and was a key part of their Autumn 05 campaign 'Talk Til It Stops'. She will be continuing this work with them during 2006. She is also a former President of North Wales ChildLine, has worked as a counsellor with the Samaritans and now works extensively with the Citizen's Advice Bureau. / Worldwide sales of Torey Hayden's books exceed 3 million and they have been translated into 28 languages
Torey Hayden is an educational psychologist and a special education teacher who, since 1979, has chronicled her struggles in the classroom in a succession of bestselling books. She currently lives and writes in North Wales with her daughter.
"Hayden's books are unapologetic tear-jerkers" The Times T2 "Torey Hayden deserves the kind of respect I can't give many people. She isn't valuable, she's incredible. The world needs more like Torey Hayden." - Boston Globe "A testament to the powers of caring and commitment." Publishers Weekly. "An amazing story." Washington Post.