Authors Children

  • Eve McDonnell

    Eve McDonnell

    Eve is a children's author and artist who lives in the wilds of Co Wexford with her husband, twins, a dog and three cats. She studied at the NCAD in Dublin before embarking on a career in graphic design and brand development and then decided to write. Eve's debut novel for children, Elsetime,...

  • Rico Hinson-King

    Rico Hinson-King

    Rico Hinson-King is just 11 years old. As a baby, he was taken into care and spent years in the care system before finding his 'forever family'. Rico now lives happily with his two dads, sisters and their dog in Cheshire. He's an avid footballer and h...

  • Emma Carroll

    Emma Carroll

    Emma Carroll's new historical fiction novel, The Tale of Truthwater Lake, is a time-slip adventure that takes us back to post-war Britain to explore a near-future and climate change. The bestselling novelist, celebrated for her historical ficti...

  • Laurel van der Linde

    Laurel van der Linde

    Author Laurel van der Linde began ballet class at age four. At 17, she toured with Oukhtomsky Ballet Classique and Los Angeles Ballet. She loved dancing en pointe, but her feet did not. So she traded her pointe shoes for character heels and danced on Broadway in My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, Se...

  • Isabel Thomas

    Isabel Thomas

    Isabel Thomas is a science writer and the author of a galaxy of books for young audiences, including Moth: An Evolution Story, illus Daniel Egnéus. She also writes for science magazines including The Week Junior and creates STEM outreach resources for the BBC. <a href="https:/...

  • Jasbinder Bilan

    Jasbinder Bilan

    Jasbinder Bilan's debut novel Asha and the Spirit Bird won the prestigious Costa Children's Book Award and The Times Chickenhouse Fiction Prize. Jasbinder studied for an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University and now lives near Bath, in England, with her husband, two so...

  • Alexandra Page

    Alexandra Page

    Wishyouwas is Alexandra Page's first children's book, and draws on her early childhood years being airmailed between England and Zimbabwe and making up stories to entertain her younger sisters and brother. After studying English Literature at University College London, she worked for several y...

  • Lucy Hope

    Lucy Hope

    Lucy Hope writes books about children having adventures in dark gothic settings, inspired by the house she grew up in North Wales, though now she lives in the Cotswolds. After jobs ranging from managing telecoms products to working in schools, she did a master's degree in Writ...