A Realistic Fiction For Anyone Over 10Irisfinalfront single

‘I flinch. I know she’s not going to hit me, we’ve got in arguments a hundred times before and she’s raised her hand – she’s never hit me in the face. But I flinch anyway.’

I put that because whenever you pick up a book at the shop there’s always a quote on the back, and because I’m trying to put off writing the blurb. I don’t know what to put.

This is just a book about me, Iris, and the things that I do, the friends I make, well, try to make, and everything else that happens to me – good, bad and, uh, very bad.

That sounds really boring but I promise, it’s much more extraordinary. I might seem normal, (well, not normal, a bit weird really), little Iris, but there’s so much more to it than that, more than most people can even begin to understand.

First Edition Sold Out – 2016.

I’m so happy the first edition did so well, with huge thanks to the fantastic illustrations from Anja Uhren, keep on eye out for the reprint, coming soon.

Second Edition Coming June 2017.


“I thoroughly enjoyed reading Iris’ story […] it deals with a very common problem, and shows that everybody has strength and beauty inside; you just need to look in the right place.” – Rosie Malezer from Readers Favourite (5 Star)

“This poignant story will stay close to your heart for years to come.” – Today We Did, Blog (5 Star)

“The first word which comes to mind when reading Owen-Blue’s work is, surprisingly, relatable.” – The Portrait Ezine. (5 Star)

“I liked it […] because it was based on something true.” – Murphy, Age 10, Kids Book Buzz (5 Star)

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