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Sophie Dahl

Sophie Dahl is a bestselling author of four adult books, and two for children. Her debut, an illustrated novella called, The Man With The Dancing Eyes, was published by Bloomsbury in 2003. This was followed by a novel, Playing With The Grown-Ups, in 2007. A devoted home-cook, she wrote a memoir of food, Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights, which was published by Harper Collins in 2009. A prime-time BBC2 series, 'The Delicious Miss Dahl', based on recipes and stories from the book, aired the following year. In 2011, Sophie wrote and presented a BBC2 social history documentary about the Victorian domestic advisor Isabella Beeton, and her second cookbook, From Season To Season (Harper Collins), was published. Sophie’s first book for children, Madame Badobedah, was published by Walker Books in October 2019. Her second book for children, The Worst Sleepover in the World will be published in November 2021. Sophie was a long-time contributor to British Vogue, and has written non-fiction essays for US Vogue, The New York Times, The Guardian and The Sunday Times. She has judged the Women’s Prize for Fiction and Vogue’s Young Talent Contest. She is a monthly columnist and contributing editor at House & Garden magazine. She is also an ambassador at Place2Be, a charity who provide mental health support and advocacy in schools across the UK. Sophie lives in the country with her husband and two daughters, rescue dog, cats and tortoise. She won an award when she was five for being her swim club’s “Most Enthusiastic Swimmer.” Instagram - @mssophiedahl Twitter - @sophiedahl

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