Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an acclaimed children's author. Her debut book for children, The Girl of Ink & Stars, sold over 120,000 copies in the United Kingdom alone, winning the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and British Children's Book of the Year. Her second book, The Island at the End of Everything, received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and VOYA. She holds degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge universities.