Catherine Wilkins


What some people have said about the books:

The Guardian – “A fantastic read… it deserves to be in every school library.”

The Independent - “Properly funny, a hilarious tale of childhood friendship"

Harry Hill - "This book is hilarious!"

Jenny Colgan - "I totally loved My Best Friend & Other Enemies - brilliantly funny and painfully true"

The Guardian – “A great book that I would recommend to anyone.”

Bookbuzz - Video


The Guardian 2nd January 2014 link

Gobblefunked 11th November 2013 link

Litl Librarian 29th September 2013 link

The Guardian 28th September 2013 link

The Independent 14th December 2012 link

KookyToon 21st September 2012 link

Chicklish 18th September 2012 link

A Day Dreamers World 8th September 2012 link

Bookgannet 14th July 2012 link

News about the books:

My Best Friend And Other Enemies was published in September 2012 and was ranked as No. 1 in the Top 10 Children's Books For Christmas by The Independent that same year. It has been selected for the Bookbuzz list 2013. Translation rights  have been sold to other countries including France, Germany, Poland and Korea. And the book was also included in the Kindle Summer Reading Promotion that ran to September 5th 2013.

'My Best Friend And Other Enemies' has also been nominated for a FAB Book Award. A winner will be announced in April 2014.

My Brilliant Life And Other Disasters was published in September 2013 and is available in shops now. The translation rights have been sold to other countries including France and Poland. Both the Books were included in the Kindle UK Deal Of The Day in February 2014. 

News about the author:

Catherine Wilkins is a stand-up comedian and writer who has performed her own Edinburgh Fringe shows to sell out audiences and great reviews. Last year she was listed in Dave's 'Top 10 Stand-ups to Catch.' She also writes for TV and radio.