Authors & Artists

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  • Alice Alice
  • Shannon Shannon
  • Chihiro Chihiro
  • Shaun Shaun

    Shaun Tan

    Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne, best known for illustrated books that deal with social, political and historical subjects through dream-like imagery. The Rabbits, The Red Tree, Tales from Outer Suburbia and the graphic novel The Arrival have been widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages. Shaun has also worked as a theatre designer, a concept artist for Pixar and won an Academy Award for the short animated film The Lost Thing. In 2011 he received the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden, in recognition of his services to literature for young people. His most recent books are Rules of Summer and The Singing Bones.
  • Yoko Yoko
  • Steve Steve

    Steve Tasane

    Steve Tasane is a writer and performance poet who "rap-funks for everyone from primary schools to May Day anarchists". He has performed at Glastonbury, St Paul’s Cathedral and The National Gallery, been writer in residence at the V&A Museum of Childhood, been broadcast on TV and radio, and done a writing residency at the Dickens Birthplace Museum. Blood Donors is his first novel for teens and his next novel, Nobody Saw No One, will be published in May 2015. For more about Steve and his books, please visit
  • Matt Matt

    Matt Tavares

    Matt Tavares is the author-illustrator of Crossing Niagara, Henry Aaron’s Dream, There Goes Ted Williams, Becoming Babe Ruth, and Growing Up Pedro, as well as Zachary’s Ball, Oliver’s Game, and Mudball. He is the illustrator of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, Over the River and Through the Wood, Lady Liberty by Doreen Rappaport, The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup, and Jubilee! by Alicia Potter. Most recently he wrote and illustrated the modern Christmas tales Dasher and Red and Lulu. Matt lives in Maine, USA. Find Matt online at and as @tavaresbooks on Twitter and Instagram.
  • Sean Sean

    Sean Taylor

    A storyteller and poet, author of Boing!, a bouncing comedy with a masterful display of emergency trampolining skills!
  • Thomas Thomas

    Thomas Taylor

    Thomas Taylor is an award-winning author-illustrator for children. He illustrated the cover for the very first Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and has since gone on to write and illustrate several picture books and young novels; most recently he illustrated Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunter, written by Marcus Sedgwick. The first title in his Eerie-on-Sea Mystery series, Malamander, was published to huge acclaim in 2019 and the series has been translated into 20 different languages to date. Thomas lives on the south coast of England and can be found on Facebook and Twitter: @ThomasHTaylor
  • Eleanor Eleanor

    Eleanor Taylor

    Eleanor Taylor studied for a BA in Illustration at Norwich School of Art and Design before going on to the Royal College of Art, where she graduated in 2011 with an MA in Communication Art and Design. Whilst studying she won the Sheila Robinson Drawing Prize and after graduating was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize in 2012 and has since worked for a number of clients including The New York Times and TCOLondon. She works using a variety of different methods combining paint, charcoal, ink, collage and digital techniques. Eleanor lives by the sea in Brighton.