Katy Sobey - Little, Brown Book Group

Katy Sobey



Katy Sobey Biography
Katy is from Bristol and trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Theatre includes: Orpheus & Eurydice (Insane Root, Suspension Bridge Vaults), Rocky: A Horror
Show (The Wardrobe Theatre), The Woodlanders (Hammerpuzzle/Cheltenham Everyman), Othello
(Stafford Gatehouse), Here Be Monsters (UK Tour), Hot Air (Tobacco Factory Theatre/Myrtle
Theatre Co.), King John (Hammerpuzzle/The Egg), A Midsummer Night's Dream (UK Tour), Flood
(Bike Shed Theatre), Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin (Little Wolf/Loughborough Town Hall), Early
Doors (Edinburgh Festival) and The Taming of the Shrew (Sam Wanamaker Festival, The Globe).
Katy has appeared in several radio plays for BBC Radio 4, including Tess In Winter, The All-Clear,
The Shining Heart and Writing the Century: The Dock. She has also featured in multiple episodes
of Poetry Please with Roger McGough.
On television, Katy has appeared on BBC 1's daytime drama, The Indian Doctor.
Katy has recorded numerous audiobooks and is a featured artist on Audible UK's Narrator's
Greatest Hits. She is the voice of the popular young adult series, Geek Girl.

Hachette Audio

The Gentle Parenting Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Authors:
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Parenting trends come and go. Gentle parenting is different - it isn't a label for a precise set of rules but a method of parenting that embraces the needs of parent and child, while being mindful of current science and child psychology. It means parenting with empathy, respect, understanding - and boundaries.In The Gentle Parenting Book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith provides a trustworthy combination of what-to-expect information and gentle-parenting solutions to the most common challenges faced by parents with young children. Sarah addresses a wide variety of topics, including coping with a crying baby, introducing solid foods and creating healthy eating habits, potty training, starting nursery and school, sibling rivalry, tantrums, whining and sulking, aggressive behaviour and much more.And for those parents who have previously used a more authoritarian style of parenting, there's plenty of advice - and reassurance - on making the transition to a gentler approach. For many, gentle parenting comes as a relief because it chimes with their deepest instincts about the best way to raise their children.

Hachette Audio

The Second Baby Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Authors:
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Having a second baby is a very different experience from having your first, yet there is little recognition of the wide range of issues that need to be considered when bringing a second child into the family. In this incredibly helpful book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith helps parents feel more positive and prepared for life with two children.The book begins with the obvious question: when is the right time to add another member to the family? It then goes on to examine the specific issues that can arise with a second pregnancy and birth; the common concerns about siblings, such as how to prepare your firstborn for what's to come; how to cope with the practicalities of life with two young children (aka actually managing to get anything done!); and the feelings parents are likely to experience, too.The Second Baby Book examines all the questions and issues Sarah herself faced second time around, as well as sharing the experiences of the many parents who have sought her advice. It also highlights what scientific studies reveal about such issues as the spacing of children and the differences between first and second births. Practical, insightful and honest, this book will help you understand the challenges ahead but, more importantly, it will equip you to meet them with knowledge, confidence and a sense of excitement for the future.

Hachette Audio

Everything About You

Heather Child
Authors:
Heather Child
Hachette Audio

The Little Italian Bakery

Valentina Cebeni
Authors:
Valentina Cebeni
Hachette Audio

The Gentle Eating Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Authors:
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Hachette Audio

Little Alf

Hannah Russell
Authors:
Hannah Russell
Hachette Audio

The Gentle Potty Training Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Authors:
Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Hachette Audio

If You Knew Her

Emily Elgar
Authors:
Emily Elgar
Hachette Audio

The Gentle Discipline Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Authors:
Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Hachette Audio

The Gentle Sleep Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Authors:
Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Hachette Audio

Cleopatra's Shadows

Emily Holleman
Authors:
Emily Holleman

The only way to survive her dynasty is to rule itAbandoned by her beloved older sister Cleopatra and an indifferent father, Arsinoe, a young Egyptian princess, must fight for survival in the bloodthirsty royal court after her half-sister Berenice seizes power. But despite using her quick-wits to win Berenice's favour, Arsinoe struggles to establish herself in a uncertain new world, one that carries her from the conspiratorial dangers of the palace, to the streets of war-torn Alexandria.Meanwhile, her other sister, the usurper Berenice, has her own demons to confront - her cruel, flagging mother, a pair of fickle husbands, and the ever-present threat that her father will return from exile-as she fights to hold the throne as the first queen of Egypt in a thousand years.Perfect for historical fiction fans who loved discovering The Other Boleyn Girl, Cleopatra's Shadows reimagines Cleopatra's rise to power through the eyes of her forgotten younger sister, Arsinoe.