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Our Authors
Beverley Birch

Beverley was born in London, grew up in Kenya and came to Britain for the first time to take A levels. She graduated from Cambridge with a degree in Economics and Sociology. After travelling in Africa, America, Europe and the Middle East, Beverley joined Penguin as an editor. Since then she has continued to work in publishing - at present she combines writing and working as an editor here at Hodder. She has two daughters and is married to photographer Nick Birch.
Katy Birchall

Katy Birchall is the author of the IT Girl and Secrets of a Teenage Heiress series. Katy also works as a freelance journalist and has written a non-fiction book How to be a Princess: Real-Life Fairy Tales for Modern Heroines. When she isn't busy writing, she is usually running across a park chasing her rescue dog, Bono, as he chases his arch nemesis: squirrels.
Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.She wrote over 700 books and about 2,000 short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy. Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.
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