Children's Fiction & Non-Fiction

The Incredible Talking Machine

Jenni Spangler

Theatre school dropout, ex-999 operator and occasional forklift driver, Jenni writes children’s books with a magical twist. She loves to take…
Show Us Who You Are

Elle McNicoll

Elle is a Scottish and Neurodivergent writer, happily living in London. She graduated with a first in Creative Writing and has worked as a…
Queens

Victoria Crossman

After working in film costume for a number of years on projects ranging from Harry Potter and Finding Neverland to Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and…
Sarah Banville and Quinton Winter

Sarah Banville and Quinton Winter

Author Sarah Banville and Illustrator Quinton Winter have delivered their first non-fiction book as a team and filled the lockdown of 2020 with…
The Peculiar Tale of the Tentacle Boy

Richard Pickard

Richard has always loved spending time by the sea. Although he grew up in Hertfordshire his grandparents live on the south coast, in Sussex and…
The Light Hunters

Dan Walker

Dan Walker lives smack-bang in the centre of the UK, just outside of a city called Nottingham, with his lovely, patient and supportive partner…
Sarah Coomer

Sarah Coomer

Originally from Yorkshire, Sarah is a largely self taught illustrator with a long standing love of books and reading. After studying an English…
The Weather Weaver

Tamsin Mori

Tamsin had a nomadic childhood (eight different schools!), but the one place that always felt like home was Shetland, her mother’s homeland.…
Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox

Matthew is currently working on his debut middle grade novel, The Sky Over Rebecca, which won the Bath Children’s Novel Award in 2019. Matthew…
Oh My Gods

Alexandra Sheppard

Alexandra Sheppard was born in North London to a Jamaican mother and English father. When Alex isn’t writing teen fiction, she is a freelance…
Rachel Faturoti

Rachel Faturoti

Rachel Faturoti is a British-Nigerian writer and poet from London with a passion for black representation in children’s fiction. She graduated…
Archie Greene and the Raven's Spell

D.D. Everest

DD Everest is a successful journalist and author who has written a number of adult non-fiction books. Archie Greene and the Magician’s Secret is…
Be Your Own Superhero

Laura Meek

Dr Laura Meek is a consultant Psychiatrist and has worked in the NHS since 2007. She has an interest in empowering young people to take charge of…
Milton the Megastar

Emma Read

Emma was once a very sensible biologist. Now she uses her transferable talents such as attention to detail, patience and fine motor skills, to…
My Type On Paper

Chloe Seager

Chloe Seager grew up in East London with her Mum and much-loved cat, Katie. She studied English Literature and Drama at the University of East…
Emily Kenny

Emily Kenny

Emily Kenny has loved books for as long as she can remember. As a child, she could usually be found writing stories or reading children’s…
All Kinds Of Friends

Sophy Henn

Sophy Henn is an author/illustrator with several beautiful picture book titles already under her belt. Her debut Where Bear? was published in 2014,…
I Am A Sensible Gibbon

Will Mabbitt

Will Mabbitt likes to write. He writes on the train, in the corner of cafes, and sometimes he writes in his head when his laptop runs out of power.…
Emmy Levels Up

Helen Harvey

Helen grew up in a wild and unruly corner of the internet, where she dodged flames, crafted websites and led a guild of magical wolf-tamers. From a…
The Paper & Hearts Society: Bookishly Ever After

Lucy Powrie

Lucy Powrie, also known as @lucythereader, is a blogger and YouTuber from Wiltshire. She set up www.queenofcontemporary.com in 2012 and has since…
A Dinosaur Ate My Sister

Pooja Puri

Pooja Puri first tasted publishing success with her short story Chess, and later graduated from King’s Collge London with a First Class degree in…
The Night the Moon Went Out

Samantha Baines

Samantha Baines is an award-winning comedian, actress, author, broadcaster, hearing aid wearer, knitter, divorcee and feminist. She likes to keep…
Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Glowing Up

Black Girls Book Club

Melissa Cummings-Quarry & Natalie A Carter are the co-founders of the London based Black Girls Book Club. It is currently touted as the premier…
How Not To Be A Vampire Slayer

Katy Birchall

After attending Woldingham school in Surrey, Katy Birchall went to Manchester University where she received a first-class degree in English…
Be Plastic Clever

Kids Against Plastic

Amy and Ella Meek (15 and 13 years old) founded their campaign and charity, Kids Against Plastic, in 2016 after learning about the UN’s Global…
A Gladiator Stole My Lunchbox

Thiago de Moraes

Thiago de Moraes spends most of his time in a tiny shed at the bottom of his garden, writing and illustrating books, comics and bits of old…
Look Up!

Sarah Cruddas

Sarah is a global spokesperson on space exploration and a passionate advocate for the emerging private space industry. A Space Journalist and…