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Sequin and Stitch


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £6.99 PAGES: 104 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 15/08/2020 ISBN: 9781781129319

Sequin and Stitch

Laura Dockrill

Barrington Stoke

Acclaimed creator Laura Dockrill sews together family, imagination and heart in this lyrical and completely unique Barrington Stoke debut.

Sequin’s mum is a talented seamstress and their little flat is overflowing with beautiful silks, fabrics, buttons and beads. It’s a sparkling sanctuary, like a princess’s wardrobe. While Mum works at her sewing machine late into the night, Sequin takes care of her baby brother, Stitch, and dreams of a place in the spotlight for her brilliant mum. But when tragedy strikes, their shimmering world disintegrates and Sequin is forced to confront the biggest loss of all ...

Selling points 

  • The author of top titles including Big Bones, Lorali and the Darcy Burdock series, Laura is a popular author in libraries, bookshops and schools with her profile remaining high thanks to her YA Book Prize shortlisting in 2019.
  • Renowned for her honest and socially conscious fiction, poetry and personal essays, Laura has a passionate online fanbase and is a popular speaker at events and festivals across the country.
  • Award-winning Barrington Stoke has over 21 years’ experience of publishing super-readable books accessible to young people with dyslexia or reading reluctance.


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