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  • Guy Bass

    Guy Bass

    Guy Bass grew up dreaming of being a superhero - he even had a Spider-Man costume. The costume doesn't fit anymore, so Guy now contents himself with writing and drawing the occasional picture. He is an award-winning author whose series include Stitch Head, Dinkin Dings, Atomic! and Gorm...

  • Shade Lapite

    Shade Lapite

    Shade Lapite is British-Nigerian and has drawn on her heritage to create the world of Goddess Crown. She spent a significant slice of her childhood nestled in the library, inhaling books by Diana Wynne Jones, Tamora Pierce, Lois Duncan and Mildred D Taylor. Her love for the arts led her to a d...

  • Kelly McCaughrain

    Kelly McCaughrain

    Kelly McCaughrain lives in Belfast where she works with disabled students in further education. Her debut novel, Flying Tips for Flightless Birds, won the Northern Ireland Book Award in 2019, and she was the Children's Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland 2019-2021. Kell...

  • Krystal Sutherland

    Krystal Sutherland

    Krystal Sutherland is the New York Times bestselling author of House of Hollow, A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares and Our Chemical Hearts, which was adapted into a film by Amazon Studios. Her books have been published in more than 20 countries and nominated for the Carnegie Medal and...

  • Ann Sei Lin

    Ann Sei Lin

    Ann Sei Lin is a writer, librarian, and book nerd with a love for all things fantasy. Though London is now her home, she spent several years in Chiba, Japan, living in a rickety apartment block next to a rail station where the rush of the midnight train would make the walls shake. When not wri...

  • Anna Wilson & Harry Woodgate

    Anna Wilson & Harry Woodgate

    Anna Wilson lives in Cornwall in the UK with her husband and dog, cat, ducks and a tortoise called Hercules. A keen wild swimmer and advocate for protecting animals and nature, Anna's passion for the natural world shines through in all her work. Twitter <a href="https://twitte...

  • Anna Wilson: Grandpa and the Kingfisher

    Anna Wilson: Grandpa and the Kingfisher

    Anna Wilson lives in Cornwall in the UK with her husband and dog, cat, ducks and a tortoise called Hercules. A keen wild swimmer and advocate for protecting animals and nature, Anna's passion for the natural world shines through in all her work. Twitter <a href="https://twitte...

  • Peter Brown

    Peter Brown

    Peter has always loved telling stories and grew up telling stories by drawing characters and scenes from his imagination. As a teenager, he began telling his tales with words. He studied illustration at Art Center College of Design, including courses on children's books.   He moved to N...