Knife & Packer
Working together as a crack author-illustrator team, Knife and Packer have written and illustrated more than 30 books for children.Badly Drawn Beth
Pat-a-Cake takes you and your child on a magical journey. From sharing the very first baby book to watching your little one read all by themselves. The adventure begins here . . .
About the author: Kevin Pettman is a versatile and passionate editor and writer with 15 years experience of market-leading national consumer interest titles, ranging from weekly and monthly magazines to books, annuals, special projects and partworks.
Liza Phipps is a former teacher with a particular interest in history and drama.
Saviour Pirotta has written over 100 children's books, ranging from picture books to novels. He has been fascinated by traditional tales since he was a child, and before becoming a full-time writer he worked as a storyteller for the Commonwealth Institute in London. His titles include The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths and The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales. He lives in Saltaire, West Yorkshire.
Luisa Plaja writes fiction about teenagers and relationships. She has a passion for books, and edits the teen book blog Chicklish, as well as helping to run book clubs in libraries.
Susie is the editor of Dinghy Sailing magazine and has been a keen sailor since childhood.
Jenny Powell is a KS1 primary school teacher, who has a particular interest in history.
Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.