Teacup House: The Twitches Meet a Puppy by UEA alumna Hayley Scott has been longlisted for the 2020 Alligator’s Mouth Award, which celebrate the best books for 6-8 year olds. It is illustrated by Pippa Curnick and was published by Usborne in 2018. Hayley studied English and American Literature at the University of Essex and graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2004. She has previously published two other titles for younger readers and, as Hayley Webster, two titles for adults, Jar Baby in 2012 and One Christmas Night in 2019. She works as a teacher in Norfolk.