Harriet Whitehorn

Harriet grew up in London where she still lives with her husband and three daughters. She studied at Reading University and the Architectural Association and has always worked in building conservation. She currently works for English Heritage. Violet and the

Jason Page

Jason started writing for children 20 years ago when he landed a job as the fresh-faced reporter on the Young Telegraph. His enthusiasm for innovative and inspiring children’s writing has stayed fresh as ever it was.  His face hasn’t. Now

Grant S. Clark

Grant is a print and TV journalist based in Singapore where he runs a news service for one of the world’s biggest media companies. His assignments have taken him to World Cups and Olympic Games, as well as a riot

Pete Kalu

Pete Kalu has been a glass collector at the Shoulder of Mutton pub, Leeds, a storyteller in UK, Pakistan and Hong Kong, a juggler, an editor and a translator.  He has studied at a variety of universities including Heriot Watt

Rosie Best

Rosie Best lives in London and loves all things nerdy. When not writing or indulging a passion for video games, she sings with the Crouch End Festival Chorus. She is an editor at Working Partners Ltd, working on a huge variety

Franzeska Ewart

Franzeska G Ewart has written over 25 books, mainly for children.  She was born in Galloway in the South West of Scotland and studied Zoology at Glasgow University.  She taught English as an Additional Language in a Glasgow Primary School

Caroline Hooton

Caroline spent much of her childhood in Slough, a town where she learnt to make her own entertainment writing fiction. A card-carrying geek, she loves cult movies, fantasy and science fiction, theme parks and history in all forms. She has

Hilary Freeman

Hilary Freeman is an experienced journalist and agony aunt, working for national newspapers, magazines and websites, as well as on TV and radio. Her other jobs have included being a leg model and a very bad cleaner. Formerly the agony

Nick Garlick

Nick Garlick was born in 1954 and lived, worked and went to school in just about every part of England before moving to the Netherlands in 1990. He now lives in the city of Utrecht, where he’s currently working full

Caroline Green

Caroline Green is a freelance journalist who has worked on health, science, parenting and lifestyle for a broad range of newsstand publications and books. Writing fiction has been her passion since she was a little girl. Her first YA novel,

Fiona Mackinnon

Fiona Mackinnon is a Glaswegian, living in London, endeavouring to be a cool Aunty to six nephews. She gave up a hectic career in the IT industry to concentrate on becoming a successful children’s writer and a domestic goddess. Having

Malaika Rose Stanley

Malaika Rose Stanley grew up in Birmingham. She has worked as a teacher in Zambia, Uganda, Germany, Switzerland and Britain, a researcher helping adopted people find their birth parents and a conflict resolution trainer. She is now a full-time writer

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor was born in New Zealand and grew up in East Anglia. He studied English Literature at Sheffield and teaching at Cambridge. For the last ten years he has worked in teaching in England and abroad. He currently lives

David Tinkler

David Tinkler started off on the old Eagle comic subbing Dan Dare scripts and writing crossheads for Jennings episodes. He eventually went freelance and survived by writing obituaries and an annual history of the world. David has written a dozen