Louise Allen is an author and painter / illustrator. She has spent most of her working life teaching Art and Design in Higher Education. As an activist she campaigns on behalf of Looked After Children and those that care for them.
She has recently published her first book, Thrown Away Child, a memoir covering Louise Allen’s abusive childhood in a foster home, how she survived using her love of art as a sanctuary and how she hopes to right old wrongs now by fostering children herself.
Louise now lives with her family in Somerset.
"I cried many times while reading this book but Louise's voice — and her message — is clear and one that we should all hear"
"An inspirational story from an exceptional woman"
"This is one of the most inspiring and unusual stories I have read"
"This is a truly great and incredibly deep book"
"Inspirational writing sends a strong message — one that we can all benefit from"
"An Absolute Must Read"
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