Jenny McLachlan writes funny, accessible books that children love. She taught English at a large secondary school before becoming a full-time author. She’s currently writing the third book in the popular Land of Roar series.
Frank Cottrell Boyce is an award-winning author and screenwriter. Millions, his debut children’s novel, won the CILIP Carnegie Medal.
Hilary McKay is the award winner author of The Skylarks War, The Exiles and the Smarties among many other critically acclaimed titles.
Chris Callaghan is the author of the award winning story ‘The Great Chocoplot’ and his brand new series of books ‘Shinoy and the Chaos Crew’.
Piers Torday is the author of the award-winning trilogy The Last Wild and many other children’s books.
Sue Hardy-Dawson is an award winning poet and an illustrator.
Vashti Hardy is a writer of children’s books. Vashti has a special interest in children’s writing, especially free-writing.
Elen Caldecott is a children’s author and was highly commended in the PFD Prize for Most Promising Writer for young people.
Catherine Fisher is an acclaimed poet and author of children’s fiction.
Liz Brownlee is a poet and children’s poet with work in over 80 children’s poetry anthologies in the UK.
Chitra Soundar is an internationally published, award-winning author of over 40 books for children
Sally Gardner is a multi award-winning novelist who has sold over 2 million books in the UK.
John Dougherty is a former teacher and now author of the Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face series, the Zeus stories and many more.
Karl Nova’s debut book “Rhythm And Poetry” was declared winner of the CLPE, CLiPPA 2018 Poetry award
Tom Palmer is the author of 50 books, most of them for children. Armistice Runner, won the UK Children’s Book Award in 2019.
Maz Evans debut novel Who Let the Gods Out was selected as the Waterstone’s Children’s Book of the Month
Lisa’s first novel, The Goldfish Boy, was one of the biggest selling debut books of 2017
Jo Cotterill is a multi-award-winning author with over forty books for children, including new novel ‘Jelly’
The award winning author of over 50 books for children, including the much loved Mixed Up Fairy Tales.
A new primary school teacher, David Lucas has created 15 children’s books as an author and illustrator.
Morag Hood is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator from Edinburgh.
A.F. Harrold is a poet and performer who writes for children and adults. He loves working with talented illustrators.
Our featured author is a poet and children’s author. His latest poetry collection celebrates his childhood love of nature.
Gill Lewis a multi-award winning children’s author who writes stories about the natural world and our human relationship with it
Author of fiction, non fiction and poetry, she won the first SLA award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Non Fiction.
This month we are delighted to profile the engaging work of Isabel Thomas who has written more than 150 books for young people.
The author of Strange Star, the Financial Times Book of 2016, Secrets of a Sun King and many more
The author of Max and the Millions and Perijee and Me answers our fiendish questions!
Varjak Paw author SF Said talks books!
Author Nicky Singer lets us into her world of reading
Creator of the Bad Bunnies talks to us about books!
The author of the Beetle series tells us about her favourite books