Authors

  • Sibeal Pounder

    Sibeal Pounder

    Sibéal Pounder is the author of the bestselling Witch Wars and Bad Mermaids series of books and her latest book, Tinsel: The Girls Who Invented Christmas, about a young girl called Blanche Claus, which asks the question: what if a long time ago we all got the Santa story a bit...

  • Helen Peters

    Helen Peters

    Helen Peters' Jasmine Green series, about a girl who lives on a farm and who loves animals, reflects her own childhood, growing up on an old-fashioned farm in Sussex, surrounded by family, animals and mud. She spent most of her childhood reading stories and putting on plays in a tumbledown she...

  • Tracey Turner

    Tracey Turner

    Tracey Turner is a writer and editor and her new book, The Mouse Before Christmas (Sunbird Books), has just been published. Tracey lives with her partner Tom, their son Toby, and a large and energetic dog called Wellington. She loves going for walks in the countryside, especia...

  • Imogen Russell Williams

    Imogen Russell Williams

    Imogen Russell Williams is a writer, editor, children's literature critic and author, and her latest book for children, Great Britons: 50 Amazing People Who Have Called Britain Home (Nosy Crow Books) is now available. She is also the author of The Big Book of the UK(Ladybird)....

  • Tracey Corderoy

    Tracey Corderoy

    Tracey Corderoy's new Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam adventure, The Stolen Sleigh, has just been published, illustrated by Stephen Lenton. Tracey grew up in South Wales, on a council estate firmly sandwiched between the steel and chemical works. She's a trained t...

  • Iszi Lawrence

    Iszi Lawrence

    Iszi Lawrence is a comedian, podcaster and history presenter and she also writes children's books, including Billie Swift Takes Flight and The Unstoppable Lettie Pegg. She is the co-host of BBC Radio 4's Making History and runs workshops for academic instituti...

  • Melissa Cummings-Quarry & Natalie A Carter

    Melissa Cummings-Quarry & Natalie A Carter

    Best friends Melissa Cummings-Quarry and Natalie A. Carter are the authors of Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Glowing Up. They first met at secondary school in north-east London and bonded over their shared love of books, swapping favourites such as...

  • Aisling Fowler

    Aisling Fowler

    Aisling Fowler's debut Fireborn, inspired by a computer game, has just been published. Aisling's love of stories started when she was small and would read anything she could get her hands on. Often, she'd make up stories and write them down. But it wasn't until she was trainin...