Katy Segrove has written comedy sketches, short and feature films as well as creating the children's' animated TV series Happy Go Hopscotch. Hop- scotch and the Christmas Tree is Katy's first picture book and she is thrilled to be working in this medium. Katy's sketches appeared in the ITV sketch show `Shoot the Writers', where she was voted a winning writer and invited to form a comedy writing team along with the other winners. Her shorts have been shortlisted by the UK Film Festival and 50 Kisses, amongst others. Her feature films have been optioned by production companies and shortlisted for prestigious writing schemes.