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  • 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...

  • Marcus Sedgwick

    Marcus Sedgwick

    Marcus Sedgwick was a full time author who died unexpectedly in November 2022. He was 54.  He grew up in Kent and had been living in the south of France. Marcus's first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award for the Best Debut Children's Novel of 2000 and he went on to write mor...

  • 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,...

  • Fleur Hitchcock

    Fleur Hitchcock

    Fleur Hitchcock's latest murder mystery novel, Murder at Snowfall, is now available and is her most sinister yet.... Fleur began life as an author after graduating with a distinction from the Writing for Young People MA at Bath Spa.  She now lives outside Bath and works with her husband, a toy...

  • 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...

  • Jason Rohan

    Jason Rohan

    Jason Rohan's new book S.T.E.A.L.T.H.: Access Denied (Nosy Crow Books) is the first in an action-packed, gadget-filled series. When he was 16, Jason Rohan talked his way into an internship at Marvel Comics in New York, where he sold his first story; later he taught Engl...

  • 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...

  • Michelle Paver

    Michelle Paver

    Wolfbane, the ninth book in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series, brings to a close the internationally bestselling series that began with Wolf Brother. Michelle Paver was born in Malawi and came to England as a child before studying Biochemistry at Oxford University. She went on t...