Authors Families

  • Iona Rangeley

    Iona Rangeley

    Iona Rangeley has just finished studying English at Oxford. She has wanted to be a writer since her debut novel Sam and the Pig, which she wrote when she was five. Iona started writing Einstein the Penguin when her final exams came along, because it was more fun!! <stro...

  • Holly Webb

    Holly Webb

    Author Holly Webb has just written the 50th book in the best-selling Animal Stories series, A Puppy's First Christmas, and also writes time-slip novels, magical stories and the Museum Kittens series. Holly worked as an editor at Scholastic Children's Books before becoming a full time wr...

  • Sita Brahmachari

    Sita Brahmachari

    Sita Brahmachari's powerful new book, When Shadows Fall, weaves together themes of mental health, friendship and the environment. It is a book that she says has been "many years in the making". Sita was born in Derby, to an Indian doctor from Kolkata and an English nurse from the...

  • Marissa Meyer

    Marissa Meyer

    #1 New York Times–bestselling author Marissa Meyer's new book, Gilded, is a remarkable retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale. Marissa has also written the Renegades Trilogy, The Lunar Chronicles series, the Wires and Nerve graphic novels, and The Lunar Chronicles Colouri...

  • Hoang Giang

    Hoang Giang

    Giang has been working as a children’s book illustrator for more than 10 years. She works in a studio with her partner and three cats. She also loves comics and graphic novels, and dreams of one day finding the time to make her own comic book.      

  • Jon Agee

    Jon Agee

    Award-winning author Jon Agee's latest picture book, Little Santa, tells us how Santa Claus came to be. His picture books include It's Only Stanley, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor winner and longlisted picture book for the UKLA Book Award 2022.  Jon Ag...

  • Michael Rosen

    Michael Rosen

    Michael Rosen, one of the most popular authors for children, has written a new picture book, Sticky McStickStick, a personal account of illness and recovery. His bestselling titles published by Walker Books include We're Going on a Bear Hunt, A Great Big Cuddle</e...

  • Lucy Hope

    Lucy Hope

    Lucy Hope 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 Writing for Young People at Bath Spa university. Fledgling is her first novel. <a href...