Anna-Marie D'Cruz is a book designer with a wealth of experience in children's non-fiction. As well as designing books, Anna has designed and made various step-by-step projects for craft and history books.
Richard Dargie is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies and History at Morey House Institute of Education in Edimburgh. He has written or co-written eight History textbooks, and around fifty BBC Education Scotland radio and television programmes.
Lucy Davey is a Bristol-based illustrator. Her clients include Grazia, the Guardian, Starbucks and Waitrose, among others.
Kelly Davis is a freelance writer and editor who has worked in educational publishing for more than ten years.
Camilla De La Bedoyere
Camilla de la Bédoyère has been writing books and educational material for children and young people for more than ten years. She also works as a journalist, specialising in issues affecting children and teenagers.
Tony De Saulles
Tony De Saulles is the illustrator of the bestselling multi award-winning Horrible Science series, which won The Blue Peter Prize for Best Book With Facts. In between the Horrible Science titles Tony also writes his own books, holds cartoon illustration workshops and appears at book festivals. Visit Tony's website www.tonydesaulles.co.uk and follow him on Twitter @TonyDeSaulles.
In her role as Research Development Manager for the research charity Deafness Research UK, Ade writes about research projects and new developments in science for a wide range of non-scientists, both adults and children. Among other publications, she is responsible for the scientific content on the charity's website, which they are expanding to include interactive sections for children.
Kelly Doudna is a graphic designer and writer. She spends her free time biking, inventing soup recipes, taking photos of food and blogging.
Katie Douglass has written many non-fiction titles for children, specialising in social issues for young children. She has a particular interest in educating children about their emotional health and wellbeing.
Todd Downing's movies have been critically acclaimed around the world and shown on television channels, such as the MTV network and Channel 4, and at festivals, including the Berlinale.
Paul Dowswell went to univeristy in London and stayed in the city until 1991, working for the National Sound Archive, The Science Museum, BBC Books and Time Life. He began his publishing career as a picture researcher before becoming a writer and editor. He now works freelance and specialises in children's information books. 'The Complete Book of the Microscope' (Usborne) which Paul edited and co-wrote won the 1999 Rhone-Poulenc Junior Prize for Science Books, and 'Usborne's Medieval Messanger' was short-listed for the 1997 Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award.
Alan Durant writes fiction for all ages, from picture books and young fiction to teenage thrillers and poetry for adults. His titles include the award-winning Burger Boy, illustrated by Mei Matsuoka, and Kate Greenaway-nominated Always and Forever, illustrated by Debi Gliori.