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  • Amy Alward

    Amy Alward

    Amy Alward is a Canadian author and freelance editor who divides her time between the UK and Canada. In 2013, she was listed as one of The Bookseller's Rising Stars. Her debut fantasy adventure novel, The Oathbreaker's Shadow, was published in 2013 under the name Amy McCulloch and was l...

  • Amanda Wood

    Amanda Wood

    Amanda Wood began her career as natural history illustrator for a private press. She was one of the founding directors of Templar and its principal publisher for over 30 years. In her time there, she published and nurtured numerous Kate Greenaway winners and edited and wrote several groundbrea...

  • Ally Carter

    Ally Carter

    Ally Carter writes novels for adults and YA. She grew up on a farm in Oklahoma. Her mother was a teacher and her father a farmer and rancher. She has one older sister. She attended Oklahoma State University and Cornell University and worked for several years in the agricultural industry...

  • Alison Allen-Gray

    Alison Allen-Gray

    Alison was brought up in the wilds of Suffolk, where an inspirational primary school teacher helped her to manage the interruption that school posed to the important business of having adventures. Whilst study for a degree in English and Drama Alison and her friends converted an old chapel int...

  • Alice Hoffman

    Alice Hoffman

    Alison was brought up in the wilds of Suffolk, where an inspirational primary school teacher helped her to manage the interruption that school posed to the important business of having adventures. Whilst study for a degree in English and Drama Alison and her friends converted an old chapel int...

  • Ali Pye

    Ali Pye

    Ali Pye is the author and illustrator of a number of picture books, including You Can Never Run Out of Love and Rosie Is My Best Friend. The Adventures of Harry Stevenson is her first fiction series and was inspired by a real-life guinea pig (who turned out to be a girl and was re-named...

  • Alexis Deacon

    Alexis Deacon

    Alexis Deacon graduated from the University of Brighton where he studied Illustration, with a first class honours degree. Before graduating he was also awarded the Burt Brill and Cardens award for the second best degree show in 2000. He now lives in London.