Emma Pullar is an award-winning and bestselling writer of dark fiction and children’s books. Her debut picture book, Curly from Shirley, was voted best opening lines by NZ Post, and reached number four on the national bestseller list.
Emma has three novels for adults published. Her latest, a crime thriller called Paper Dolls, came out in hardback, audio and was translated into Czech. Emma has won several writing competitions and has ten dark short stories published across five anthologies.
She has also written three original audio stories for Story Palace – home of Horrid Henry and The Roly Mo Show – under the pseudonym E.V. Parker.
When Emma isn’t writing, she can be found spending time with her husband and three children or being bossed around by her cheeky cat, Rupert.
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