Maria was born and brought up in England, but has spent much of her life in New Zealand and France with her husband, four daughters and a well-travelled dog. She is now settled in Somerset.
Her first YA novel, Broken Strings, was published by Scholastic in 2014, and her second novel, A Flash of Blue, was published in 2015. Me and Mr P, illustrated by Daniel Rieley, was published by OUP in 2017 and the second book in the series, Ruby’s Star, was published in June 2018.
Maria Farrer is represented by Juliet Mushens at Caskie Mushens Ltd.