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Swapna Haddow

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Swapna Haddow lives in London with her karate-chopping,swash-buckling son (his words not hers), her thirty-something, age-sensitive husband and Archie the Dog. She spends her time writing, eating cake and making sure her son doesn't flatten her husband was he attempts to master his human cannonball trick.

    swapnahaddow.co.uk
    @swapnahaddow

    Sheena Dempsey is a children's author and illustrator. She loves to draw animals, from dirty rats to mean cats and heroic pigeons. She has worked with various publishers in Ireland and the UK including Walker, Templar, Hachette, Little Island and Faber. She lives in London with her partner, Mick, and their greyhound Sandy.

    sheenadempsey.com
    @sheenadempsey

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