Spreading the word on a wonderful book – Caro’s poem and tribute is heartfelt and beautiful, underscoring the sadness of a creative artist lost to the world too soon, and a wonderful promotion for this author’s work! 🙂

Caro Field Author

The extraordinary Jemima Layzell wanted to be an author. She is now, but sadly posthumously. She died, unexpectedly, from a brain haemorrhage last year. However, at the age of 13 she decided she wanted to be an organ donor. She saved the lives of eight people and transformed the lives of two more. I urge you to buy her book. It has been endorsed by two children’s laureates, Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Morpurgo. Her book is published today and available via Amazon. Today would have been her birthday. Our thoughts are with Harvey, Sophy and Amelia, who survive her. Please share this, it needs to reach as many people as possible.

310137_490652684321895_28498087_nToday I am honouring Jemima Layzell,

She wanted to write and she does it well.

She’s prodigiously gifted, as you will see,

If you buy her extraordinarily prescient diary.

Just before she died she told her dad,


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Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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