Top 500 influencers in Picturebook and Children's Publishing in the UK and Ireland.


Filter by column heading or use search to find keywords or names eg teacher,  bookblogger, agent, publisher etc.

The higher the rank number, the more the community follow them. Engagement score is out of a top score of 100. The methodology and sources are listed below.
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Category Rank Twitter Name Location Website Description Followers Engagement Instagram
Organisation 249 Booktrust BookTrust UK

Transforming lives by getting children and families reading.

64048 38 booktrust
Media 241 thebookseller The Bookseller London, UK

The Bookseller is the UK's definitive book industry magazine and website. News, analysis, Nielsen BookScan sales charts, jobs, Buyer's guides, more.

168038 10 _thebookseller
Media 236 GdnChildrensBks GdnChildrensBooks

Tweets from the Guardian Children's book site team

26901 62
Publisher 235 WalkerBooksUK Walker Books London, UK

For the best children's books, look for the bear! Go behind the scenes with @BIGPictureBooks ' @WalkerBooksYA Comp T's and C's:

48501 57
Individual 234 CharlotteLEyre Charlotte Eyre London

Children's Editor at The Bookseller, covering the UK kids book market. Chair of the @YABookPrize

6115 75 c_eyre
Book Shop 233 talesonmoonlane Tales on Moon Lane London, SE24

Winner of London's Best Independent Bookshop and the Children's Bookseller of the Year at British Book Awards 2017. Tweets from all the TOML team.

7604 77 talesonmoonlane
Individual 233 EmilyDrabs Emily Drabble London

Head of children's books promotion and prizes at BookTrust. Believer that books can save the world. All views expressed here are mine.

6225 89 emilydrabs
Individual 232 fionanoblebooks Fiona Noble Wiltshire, UK

Children's ' YA previews editor @thebookseller, @CostaBookAwards judge 2017 + freelance incl. Teen/YA round-ups for @ObsNewReview

4827 81
Individual 231 jabberworks Sarah McIntyre London

New books! THE NEW NEIGHBOURS + JINKS ' O'HARE FUNFAIR REPAIR with @philipreeve1. Drawing challenges: @StudioTeaBreak Campaign:

16592 69 jabberworks
Publisher 229 MacmillanKidsUK Macmillan Children's London

Proud publisher of award-winning children's books to suit all ages. Including: The Gruffalo, Emily Gravett, Meg Cabot, Chris Riddell, Rainbow Rowell and MORE.

35719 59 macmillankidsuk
Individual 227 chrisriddell50 chris riddell Brighton and Norfolk

Chris Riddell is the political cartoonist for The Observer and author of The Ottoline books, Goth Girl, and The Edge Chronicles with Paul Stewart.

28374 84 chris_riddell
Individual 227 NicoletteJones Nicolette Jones

Author, critic (inc Children's Books Ed, Sunday Times), campaigner. Often found on platforms. Joined Twitter 10 Feb 2014 (Plimsoll Day). Events via SP Agency.

4713 78
Individual 222 AndersenPress Andersen Press London

Publisher of some of the most well-known and best loved authors and illustrators in the world of children's books.

19935 81 andersenpress
Individual 220 FaberChildrens Faber Children's Bloomsbury, London

Tweets from the children's team on all our books from babies to teen!

19727 83 faberchildrens
Organisation 218 CILIPCKG Carnegie Greenaway London, UK

The UK's oldest children's book awards for outstanding writing and illustration; judged by librarians. Inspiring ' challenging young readers

11327 76
Individual 217 mmdotcox Melissa Cox Pile of Coats

I exhaust easily under the pressure to be interesting. Editor at Hodder ' Stoughton. Writer of Beauty by the Book and dispenser of unsolicited skincare advice.

8851 73 mmdotcox
Individual 217 Alex_T_Smith Alex T Smith UK

Author/Illustrator/TV writer/person. Creator of the #CLAUDE books'TV show (coming soon!).PA to 4 tiny dogs:Betty Lou, Coco, Poppy ' MrBongo. Agent:@ArenaTweet

13904 72
Book Shop 215 Waterstones Waterstones Central London

The UK's no.1 bookseller. Join us for offers, news, events ' books. LOTS of books. Follow link for customer service:

237221 53 waterstones
Organisation 215 WorldBookDayUK World Book Day UK

The biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK and Ireland. Join our buzz about books on 7 March 2019. Sponsored by National Book Tokens.

79225 82
Publisher 215 NosyCrow Nosy Crow London mostly

Kate Wilson, founder ' managing director of Nosy Crow, multi-award-winning independent publisher of children's books ' apps.

28817 66 nosycrow
Individual 214 _DavidStevens David Stevens London (via Dublin)

Co-founder @_KnightsOf | #BooksMadeBetter | Writer @InkledPicks | ex Scholastic, Brown Bag Films, PRH, Poetry Ireland

8518 63 _davidmstevens
Individual 214 BookEating_Girl Rosi Crawley London

PR Manager for @walkerbooksUK and general children's book nerd. Snapchat bookeating.girl

7559 81 bookeatinggirl
Media 214 BooksForKeeps Books for Keeps

Books for Keeps “the most important periodical in the world of children’s books” Philip Pullman

10643 89
Media 214 maybeswabey The Book Sniffer Dorking, South East

Journalist / illustration fan / Head of Marketing and PR by day ' blogger by night. ⭐️FIND ME ON INSTAGRAM THEBOOKSNIFFER ⭐️ Review Reach 300k+

13668 72
Organisation 213 playbythebook Zoe Toft UK

Gems from the world of kids' books and book-related play

10750 63 playingbythebook
Individual 212 ImogenRW ImogenRussellWilliams

Reviews books, esp kids'/YA, @GuardianBooks, @MetroUK, @TheTLS. Freelance editor ( Can sum you up in 6 words or fewer.

3812 83
Publisher 212 BIGPictureBooks Walker Picture Books London

Sound bites and photos from the picture book department at Walker Books. Share some love:

31921 71 bigpicturebooks
Publisher 212 hodderchildrens Hodder Children's United Kingdom

Publishers of bestselling fiction: Enid Blyton, Cressida Cowell, Robert Muchamore, David Almond, Mick Inkpen and David Melling. An imprint of @Hachettekids

27126 57
Book Shop 211 storytellersinc Katie Clapham St. Annes-on-Sea, UK

Owns an award-winning independent bookshop called Storytellers, Inc. and an award-worthy puppy called Daphne.

4843 45 katie.clapham
Individual 211 malorieblackman Malorie Blackman Britain

Author of the Noughts ' Crosses series, Hacker, Pig Heart Boy, Boys Don't Cry, etc. Ex UK Children's Laureate. A retweet does not necessarily mean agreement.

32782 88 malorie_blackman
Media 211 GuardianBooks Guardian Books London

News, reviews and author interviews plus tweets from the @Guardian and Observer books team

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Publisher 211 PuffinBooks PuffinBooks London

Your story starts here.

From picture books to tween reads, Puffin has a story to fire every imagination

51179 53 puffinbooks
Publisher 211 scholasticuk Scholastic UK United Kingdom

Distributor ' publisher of children's books and teaching resources.
Please email with any queries.

38578 49 scholastic_uk
Publisher 210 KidsBloomsbury Bloomsbury Kids UK

Follow Bloomsbury Children's Books for updates on our books ' authors including J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman ' Sarah J. Maas

33374 70
Publisher 208 DFB_storyhouse David Fickling Books Oxford

Where good stories begin… Join our adventure here! We’re an independent publisher of fantastic books for readers of all ages. All the latest news from DFB HQ!

9392 80 dfb_storyhouse
Individual 207 Cgotch Corinne Gotch London

Publicist for and passionate about children's books; love books, cats; cinema ' theatre but don't go enough; dogs definitely growing on me

3036 50
Media 207 dtrhradio Down the Rabbit Hole

A radio show all about children's books on Resonance FM (104.4FM). Also available as a podcast. Next show: Tuesday 22nd May 5pm

4075 79
Publisher 207 HarperCollinsCh HarperCollins Children's Books London

Inspiring a lifelong love of reading. Discover our new and classic children's books, gift editions for special occasions and the best children's writers.

40643 44 harpercollinsch
Organisation 206 DragonsDentist John McLay Bath

Artistic Director of The Bath Children's Literature Festival and more besides. 28th September - 7th October 2018. I am not a Dentist.

Organisation 205 scottishbktrust Scottish Book Trust Scotland, United Kingdom

A national charity changing lives through reading and writing. The home of @Bookbug_SBT, @FMReadChallenge and @BookWeekScot.

44376 38 scottishbooktrust
Individual 204 jeccleshare Julia eccleshare

3294 70
Individual 202 redbreastedbird Robin Stevens is on holiday ✈️ England

A book-loving bird. Author of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries / the Wells and Wong Mysteries ' the #GuggenheimMystery. #ASpoonfulofMurder is out now!

9420 74 redbreastedbird
Individual 201 PhilipArdagh Philip Ardagh United Kingdom

Author, reviewer, poet, winner of The Roald Dahl Funny Prize, AND 'a national treasure' (Independent). You can read thephilipardaghblog on tumblr.

13429 66 philipardagh
Publisher 201 EgmontUK Egmont Publishing UK United Kingdom

Egmont Publishing is the UK’s biggest specialist publisher of books and magazines for children. We make children proud readers.

31058 77 egmontpublishinguk
Individual 199 followtheyellow Katherine Woodfine London, England

Reader. Author of the SINCLAIR'S MYSTERIES. New series TAYLOR ' ROSE SECRET AGENTS coming soon! Children's book reviewer for @theweekjunior. Team @dtrhradio 🐇📻

6346 88 followtheyellow
Individual 199 matthaig1 Matt Haig pale blue dot

Writes excellent stories' Neil Gaiman 'Precious snowflake' Piers Morgan 'Ignore Piers Morgan' my mum

211455 70 mattzhaig
Organisation 199 7Stories Seven Stories Newcastle, UK

Bringing #childrensbooks to life one story at a time, across the UK! Museum | Collection | Education |Events | Exhibitions | Café | Bookshop @7StoriesBooks

19321 77 7stories
Publisher 198 templarbooks Templar Publishing London, England

Publisher of groundbreaking creativity, paper innovation, stylish design and contemporary illustration. An imprint of @KRPBooks.

20510 66 templarpublishing
Publisher 198 simonkids_UK S&S Children's UK London, UK

The children's books subsidiary of Simon ' Schuster UK. Check here for news, reviews, competitions and more.

19108 74
Publisher 198 RHKidsUK Random House Kids UK London

News, gossip and updates from Random House Children's Publishers UK.

17878 56
Individual 197 InklingPress Helen Boyle iPhone: 0.000000,0.000000

Agent at Pickled Ink and editor of WRD magazine. Book-pusher. Lover of words and pictures. Lapsed screen printer. Borderline crazy cat lady...

3419 81 inklingpress
Individual 197 whatSFSaid SF Said London

Author of Varjak Paw, The Outlaw Varjak Paw ' Phoenix – published in the US by @Candlewick. Sometimes I write about children's ' YA books for @Guardian.

10851 72
Organisation 196 FCBGNews FCBG UK

Passionate about reading and books and getting children and books together with the Federation of Children's Book Groups.

5563 96
Organisation 195 ChildBookCircle Children'sBookCircle London

News and twitterings from the Children's Book Circle, London. Check out our website for details of upcoming publishing events.

9124 69
Book Shop 194 Foyles Foyles Bookshop London, UK

The UK's iconic independent bookseller since 1903: tweets from Gavin ' Jake. (We can only respond to queries during office hours).

69309 46 foylesforbooks
Individual 194 librarymice Library Mice Somerset

mother, school librarian, blogger, book lover, French, MA Children's Literature.

8042 78 librarymice
Individual 194 Patrick_Ness Patrick Ness England

#1 NYT-bestselling author of 10 books. Release. More Than This. Chaos Walking. A Monster Calls. Runner of marathons. Part-Norwegian. Tall. Pale. Not undead.

73916 80 patricknessbooks
Organisation 193 readingagency The Reading Agency UK

We inspire people of all ages to read for pleasure and empowerment. Working with our partners, our aim is to make reading accessible to everyone.

49918 56 readingagency
Publisher 193 NosyCrowBooks Nosy Crow Books London

All the news on Nosy Crow books. You can also find us @NosyCrow and @NosyCrowApps.

13849 85
Publisher 192 chickenhsebooks Chicken House Frome, Somerset

We are an independent-minded children's book publishing company with a special enthusiasm for finding new writers, artists and ideas.

19519 79 chickenhousebooks
Publisher 192 HotKeyBooks Hot Key Books London

A publisher of fiction for the young ' young at heart. Part of @BonnierZaffre. Find us on Insta at @hotkeybooks.

20681 64 hotkeybooks
Book Shop 191 WaterstonesPicc WaterstonesPicc 203-206 Piccadilly, London

Tweeting from that big bookshop on Piccadilly. Six floors of books, super booksellers, cafes ' a bar. H/O is @waterstones Events mailing list:

18672 60
Individual 190 philearle phil earle Hebden Bridge, Via Crystal Palace, via Hull

Likes making stuff up. Will work for Frazzles. Not on here much, but do email me if you fancy a chinwag... (

4545 57 philearle
Individual 190 ninadouglas Nina Douglas🌿 Ravenclaw Tower

Publicist (freelance). Reader. Ravenclaw. Coffee. Gin. 'the swiss army-knife of publicists', apparently ⚡️

8638 36
Publisher 190 orchardbooks Orchard Books United Kingdom

Picture book characters inc. Charlie ' Lola, ' series such as Rainbow Magic ' Beast Quest, make for a rich treasure-trove of talent. An imprint of @Hachettekids

20746 53
Publisher 189 OUPChildrens OUP Children's Books Oxford

Inspiring a lifelong love of reading, we publish a wealth of wonderful books for children ' teens. T'Cs apply:

19408 94 oupchildrens
Individual 188 StevenLenton Steven Lenton Brighton, England

Illustrator ⭐️The Nothing To See Here Hotel⭐️ 🐶Shifty McGifty🐶 🚀Frank Cottrell Boyce 🚀 🐾The Hundred And One Dalmatians🐾Vlogger.

9863 91 steven_lenton
Organisation 188 booksaremybag Books Are My Bag United Kingdom & Ireland

Celebrating bookshops nationwide. Organisers of #BookshopDay ' #BookshopCrawl. Sister to @IndieBound_UK. Newsletter:

32180 74 booksaremybag
Media 187 pbooksblogger picture books blogger

Reviewer of picture books. Joint host #PBNatter @PBNatter Appreciator of illustration. SENCO for PreSchool. Instagram 'picturebooksblogger'. Also @sarahyewman

18176 88 picturebooksblogger
Organisation 187 clpe1 CLPE London, SE1 8QW

We put quality children's literature at the heart of all learning. A charity dedicated to helping schools develop literacy learning that transforms lives.

12660 60
Organisation 187 emmachichesterc Emma ChichesterClark PLUMDOG BLOG

Writer and illustrator of books, including the Blue Kangaroo series and PLUMDOG. London

8161 79 emmachichesterc
Individual 186 bookloverJo bookloverjo

School Librarian ' children's book blogger. Writing young fiction for children. UKYABA Champion Adult Blogger 2018. Header @IllustrateLucy

8535 68
Publisher 184 the_orionstar OrionChildren'sBooks London, England

Tweets from the Orion Children's editorial team @Hachettekids, home of the best middle-grade, teen and YA fiction

15264 58
Individual 183 lauramainellen Laura B Main Ellen London, England

Picture books + illustration + cats. Works for @KidsBloomsbury. Previously children's bookseller for seven years at little bookshops + then THE biggest bookshop

2014 70 lauramainellen
Individual 182 acaseforbooks Anna James London

Writer ' freelance arts journalist. Debut novel, Pages ' Co, coming Autumn from @HarperCollinsCH. Host of #lushbookclub. Represented by @cmlwilson.

14694 76 acaseforbooks
Publisher 182 Usborne Usborne Publishing London

Usborne is the UK's largest independent children's book publisher. We publish worldwide for children of all ages, from baby to teen.

38535 69
Individual 181 andthered Andrea MacDonald London

Editorial Director for Picture Books at Penguin Random House Children's UK. Loves stories, making stuff and toast. Opinions own.

2672 78 andthered
Individual 180 JodieHodges31 Jodie Hodges Leigh-on-Sea, Essex innit

The artist formally known as Jodie Marsh. Children's authors and illustrators literary agent at United Agents.

4236 62 jodieho31
Individual 180 jk_rowling J.K. Rowling Scotland

For contact details, see website (sorry, but too many DMs to read)

14429264 88
Organisation 180 SCBWI_BI SCBWI British Isles UK

Society of Children's Book Writers ' Illustrators – British Isles: supporting both published and unpublished creators of children's books.

8463 48
Individual 179 MichaelRosenYes Michael Rosen London, UK

Writer,poet,performer,broadcaster, Professor of Children's Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. Requests for visits through website, not DMs please.

113857 47
Individual 178 ClaraVulliamy Clara Vulliamy

Author and illustrator of children's books: Dixie, Dotty, Mango ' Bambang, Mary Plain. Represented by Hilary Delamere. Drives like an Italian, apparently.

7197 82 clara_vulliamy
Media 178 Readitdaddy ReadItDaddy Abingdon, Oxon

Book blog for you and your busy little bees. Kid book reviews ' news written with my daughter. Seeking agent rep, PLEASE no self published stuff

7732 50 readitdaddy
Organisation 178 moontrug Abi Elphinstone London

Children's author. SKY SONG, THE DREAMSNATCHER, THE SHADOW KEEPER, THE NIGHT SPINNER ' WINTER MAGIC @simonkids_UK. Insta: @moontrugger. Rep'd @YA_Books

9655 78 moontrugger
Organisation 178 RuthMKnowles Ruth Knowles London via Stockport & Durham

Publisher at Penguin Random House Children's UK. Runner, wannabe yogi, Desert Island Discs obsessive, West Wing addict, Italophile.

3865 72
Organisation 178 imaginecentre Just Imagine Chelmsford, Essex

Just Imagine... education consultancy and school book supply.
Promoting excellence in reading and writing across the UK and beyond. Tweets from the JI team.

6092 79
Individual 177 junodawson Juno Dawson Brighton, England

Author and columnist @AttitudeMag and @GlamourMagUK, role model for @StonewallUK. “CLEAN” is out now!

26353 70 junodawson
Publisher 177 PenguinUKBooks Penguin Books UK London

Publishing the best books and authors for 80 years.

1941692 31 penguinukbooks
Book Shop 176 Leilah_Makes Leilah Skelton Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Bookseller and maker of small things. Literary fiction and picture books are my favourite. Tweets 98% bookish, 2% misguided.

5510 85 leilah_makes
Individual 176 JuliaChurchill Julia Churchill London

Children's book agent at A.M. Heath.

13130 58 jkfchurchill
Publisher 176 FlyingEyeBooks Flying Eye B👀ks London / New York

Books to take your children's eyes on a journey of wonder. Publisher of award winning fiction and non-fiction for children.

15556 89 flyingeyebooks
Individual 175 LaceyPR Lauren Ace London via Swansea

Brand Director at @LittleTigerUK @StripesBooks
Author of #TheGirls (July 2018), illustrated by @JennyLovlie (Profile pic by her too!)

4880 77 laceypr
Individual 174 _JimField Jim Field Paris

I'm a lead driven, pencil pushing, 12 volt DC enhanced, children's book illustrator of frogs on logs and 2 headed dogs. Amen.

7575 82 _jimfield
Individual 174 OliverJeffers Oliver Jeffers Belfast & Brooklyn

Hello, I make art

40915 66 oliverjeffers
Individual 173 ed_vere Ed Vere London

Draws pictures. Sometimes writes words to go with them.

5363 86 ed_vere
Individual 173 NonPratt Non

Writer, Fool, Murderous Bear.

7398 67 nonpratt
Individual 173 samatlounge Sam Missingham London

Founder of @lounge_books a home for book-lovers ' Lounge Marketing an author book marketing service. The best connected person in book publishing. Award-winner.

28846 54 samatlounge
Publisher 173 LittleTigerUK Little Tiger Group London

Publisher of children's books from birth to Young Adult. Little Tiger Press, Caterpillar Books, Little Tiger Kids, 360 Degrees and @StripesBooks

16891 89
Individual 172 LizPichon Liz Pichon Sunny Brighton

Childrens book writer and illustrator. Easily distracted by caramel wafers, coffee and twitter.

6709 76 pichon.liz
Individual 172 AmandaPCraig Amanda Craig London

Novelist (A Vicious Circle, Hearts ' Minds), critic etc New novel The Lie of the Land out now See

6642 63
Media 171 TheBookbag UK

Book review site, featuring books from all the many walks of literary life.

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Individual 170 philipreeve1 Philip Reeve Dartmoor

Author of RAILHEAD ' Mortal Engines, also Pugs of the Frozen North etc with @jabberworks (Profile pic by @jabberworks, header: @ianmque)

9701 82 thesolitarybee
Individual 170 shopgirl1981 Georgina Hanratty London

Book Geek ' Red Wine Drinker. Key Accounts Manager for @bouncemarketing

2084 89
Individual 169 Benji_Davies Benji Davies London

Picture Book Writer ' Artist - THE STORM WHALE, GRANDAD'S ISLAND.....coming soon #TheGrotlyn

12898 78 benjidavies
Individual 169 chrishaughton chris haughton Hackney, London

I make children's books and co-founded the fair trade project @madebynode. My app HAT MONKEY is available here:

12019 64 chrishaughton
Individual 169 SarahCrossan Sarah Crossan Near London

Irish writer. English accent. Latest novel is MOONRISE. I like poems and stuff, innit #Repeal8th #PoetryBelongsToEveryone

10196 78 sarahcrossanwriter
Organisation 169 Literacy_Trust Literacy Trust London, UK

The National Literacy Trust is an independent charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the UK.

61680 51 literacy_trust
Book Shop 166 7StoriesBooks 7Stories Bookshop Newcastle upon Tyne

An independent Bookshop specialising in children's books, part of Seven Stories The National gallery and archive. Tweets from the Bookshop team.

5620 75
Individual 166 kwebberwrites Katherine Webber London via California&HongKong

Author. WING JONES out now. ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART out next. Co-author of SAM WU IS NOT AFRAID series(as Katie Tsang)with @kevtsang. Rep: @cmlwilson

8141 84 kwebberwanders
Organisation 166 Discover_Story Discover Stratford, London, E15 4QZ, UK

Stories, immersive exhibitions, books, play, author visits and imagination at the UK's first story centre. Responding to tweets Mon-Fri 10am - 5pm.

6279 78 discover_story
Individual 165 domdelaking Dom Kingston UK

Head of PR at @the_orionstar @orchardbooks @lbkids @patacakebooks (part of @hachettekids). Big fan of good children's books, most TV, Cher, dogs ' Essex.

2187 78 dom.kingston
Individual 164 ReeceAndrea Andrea Reece

I review children's books for Lovereading4kids, run Books for Keeps, am director of children's programme Oxford Literary Festival ' manager National Poetry Day.

2212 92 andreareece18
Individual 164 EmmaCBradshaw Emma Bradshaw London

Currently Senior Publicity Manager at Bloomsbury Children's Books. As of 16th July I will be Head of Campaigns at @BAbooksellers. All opinions my own

4136 83 emmacbradshaw
Individual 164 marysbookstuff Mary B Lives in Dublin City

books, mostly

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Book Shop 163 alligatorsmouth Alligator's Mouth Richmond, Surrey

An independent children's bookshop in Richmond, London.

2833 83 alligatorsmouth
Individual 163 emmalayfield2 emma layfield Stokey

By day, Group Picture Book Publisher at Hachette Children's Books who loves to read. By night, fitness junkie who needs to sleep! All opinions are my own.

2777 73 emma.layfield
Individual 162 davidjalmond David Almond Newcastle

Author of The Tale of Angelino Brown, A Song For Ella Grey, Half a Creature From the Sea, Skellig, Mina. Prof of Creative Writing at Bath Spa. Envier of larks.

9422 77 davidjohnalmond
Individual 162 fivekingdoms Vivian French

writer/playwright likes words pics music, proud to be co-founder of @PictureHooks

3416 68 french.vivian
Individual 162 MrSteveAntony Steve Antony Swindon, England

Creator of Mr Panda series, Queen series, Unplugged ' more. Illustrated Tim Minchin’s When I Grow Up. #Amazing2019 Patron of Reading @swindonlibrary

11287 90 mrsteveantony
Media 162 welovethisbook We Love This Book London, UK

We Love This Book is the UK's biggest and brightest online books magazine, with new books, opinions, reviews, interviews and fun

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Organisation 162 KidsBooksIrel Childrens Books Irel Ireland

Children's Books Ireland is the national resource organisation which aims to share the joy of books with every child and we'll let grown ups join in too!

12338 78 kidsbooksirel
Publisher 162 StripesBooks Stripes Publishing Fulham, London

Stripes publishes warm, bright, bold and appealing reads for kids aged 6 to teen. Publicity, Editorial and Design keep you updated on all Stripes goings-on!

11721 89 stripesbooks
Individual 161 NadiaShireen Nadia Shireen London

Author, illustrator, human. Billy and the Beast (out May 2018), The Bumblebear, Good Little Wolf, other stuff. Agent: @jounwin.

6407 89 nadiashireen
Individual 161 tbradman Tony Bradman London

Author of VIKING BOY and many other books, slave to The Goddess and Betty the Border Terrier. Oh, and chair of ALCS and The Siobhan Dowd Trust.

4045 15 tony.bradman
Individual 161 Yayeahyeah Jim England

Co-organiser of monthly #DrinkYA events in London; follow @MeetUKYA for details.

6388 74 yayeahyeah
Individual 161 PhilipPullman Philip Pullman

Writer (His Dark Materials, etc). Read like a butterfly, write like a bee. 'Looks like a retired roadie now working in a petrol station' - The Bookseller.

94689 80
Media 161 LoveReadinguk LoveReading London

The UK’s leading book recommendation website. Our mission is to promote a love of books and reading and to help our members find their next favourite book!

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Organisation 161 BarringtonStoke Barrington Stoke Edinburgh

Cracking reading for 20 years. Great authors, great stories, no barriers: leading publisher of super-readable books. Comp T'Cs:

10382 85
Individual 160 RobBiddulph Rob Biddulph London, England

Author/illustrator. Penguins, bears, sausage dogs, pirates, dinosaurs and Kevins.

6501 85 rbiddulph
Individual 160 rebecca_cobb Rebecca Cobb Cornwall, UK

Children's book illustrator and author.

4324 79 rebecca_a_cobb
Organisation 160 Soc_of_Authors Society of Authors London, England

We're the largest UK union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators. 10,000 strong, fighting for a nicer industry since 1884. 🖋️🎨💬

40752 74 society_of_authors
Individual 159 annie_eaton Annie Eaton

1978 75 annie_eaton13
Individual 159 CressidaCowell Cressida Cowell London, England

Author and illustrator of the 'How to Train Your Dragon' and 'Wizards of Once' books. Instagram: @cressidacowellauthor

12517 75 cressidacowellauthor
Individual 159 frankcottrell_b Frank Cottrell-Boyce Liverpool

Curiouser and Curiouser - a cavalcade of curiosities culled from small museums. New curious objects every day

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Organisation 159 ChildBookEvents BookEventsChildren

Book Events for Children has news on children's book events across the country. Also organise author visits to school through Book Events for Schools .

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Individual 158 PDBySea Philippa Dickinson London & Gosport

Former children's books publisher now enjoying a very busy retirement. Also daughter of multi-award winning author, Peter Dickinson.

3440 63 pdickinson55
Individual 158 burstofbeaden jon klassen los angeles, ca. 🇨🇦

illustration, mostly. books include I Want My Hat Back, This Is Not My Hat ' We Found A Hat. Latest book is The Wolf, The Duck ' The Mouse by Mac Barnett ' me.

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Individual 157 Joyisreading Joy Court

Freed from the day job to concentrate on books! e.g Carnegie Greenaway Medals, the UKLA Book Awards and Reviews Editor The School Librarian journal

2032 91 joyecourt
Individual 157 sarahwebbishere Sarah Webb Ireland

Award-winning children's writer, creative writing teacher @storycrewie, + @irishwritersctr, children's programmer @ILFDublin + #boldgirls fan

6779 77 sarahwebbwriter
Individual 157 DickKingSmith Dick King-Smith HQ

Dick King-Smith is the author of over 130 children's books including The Sheep-Pig, which the film Babe is based on. This account is a tribute by the K-S family

44313 88
Media 157 QuercusKids Quercus Children's London, England

Publishers of award-winning fiction for children and teens. Small but mighty. RTs not endorsements.

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Individual 156 neeshed Venetia Gosling London

Publisher of Macmillan Over 6s, ex Hodder and S'S. Possibly the long-lost cousin of Ryan Gosling. All views my own, not the company I work for.

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Agent 155 peachjamcloset The Catchpole Agency Oxford and London

Children's literary agency - picture books and novels. Also babies ' one-legged football. Tweets by Lucy ' James Catchpole.

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Book Shop 155 Florentyna_M Florentyna

Children's Book Buyer @Waterstones. Views are my own and mostly book related.

1430 73 florentyna_m
Individual 155 LaurenAFortune Lauren Fortune

Fiction Editorial Director @ScholasticUK. National Brownies Backstroke Champion 1988. Cats and books, mostly 🐈📚📖

3929 84 laurenafortune
Individual 155 lucycoats Lucy Coats The World Next Door But One-and-a-Half

Writer, Cake Eater, Tea Drinker, dark dreamer, wrangler of gods, pirates ' monsters. Creativity witch, Feminist, CWIG committee bod. Fab Agent: @SophieHicksAg

4920 61 lucywriter
Publisher 155 BloomsburyBooks Bloomsbury UK London England

Publishers of fiction and non-fiction by authors including Khaled Hosseini, J.K. Rowling, William Boyd, Margaret Atwood and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

141966 37
Individual 154 LydiaMonks Lydia Monks Sheffield

Writer and illustrator. I illustrate #JuliaDonaldson’s books. No, I didn’t do The Gruffalo! 🐞

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Individual 154 BenHorslen Ben Horslen

Book lover, bardolator and rum drinker; Fiction Publisher at Penguin Random House Children's; co-founder of Antic Disposition (@anticdispo).

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Individual 154 LeahThaxton leah thaxton @FaberChildrens

Children's Publisher at Faber ' Faber - picture book to YA. Looking for exceptional! Published under the pen name Katie Blackburn @katiebauthor

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Individual 153 HolSmale Holly Smale Hove

Author of No.1 bestselling, award-winning @HarperCollinsCh series GEEK GIRL. Lefty; Feminist; Sagittarian. ❄️🔥🏹 School visits: @authorsalouduk

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Individual 153 Louiestowell Louie Stowell This is the Bad Place

Editorial Director, Ladybird @ PRH. Writer (for kids). Agent: @nolanpolly. #prideinpublishing

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Individual 153 Read4eva Annie Everall UK

Director, Authors Aloud UK: Children's book reviewer: Consultant, Trainer ' Event Manager in the area of children's books, libraries and reading

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Individual 153 LucyMangan Lucy Mangan London, England

Stylist columnist, Guardian writer, author. New book out March 1 from @PegsSquare - Bookworm; a Memoir of Childhood Reading

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Individual 152 Pollylwh Polly Faber UK

Writing books for children. Cakey. Tapirish. 'Mango and Bambang' X 4 with @ClaraVulliamy pub Walker out now. Agent- Hilary Delamere

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Individual 152 cralport Catherine Alport London

Freelance publicist for books and cake - the perfect combination.

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Individual 151 mattlibrarian Matt Imrie London above

Librarian, writer, editor, library activist 🇿🇦🇬🇧🇺🇸

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Individual 150 Elli_fant Elli Woollard London

Word juggler. Herder of children. Author of books with @macmillankidsuk, @nosycrow and @faberchildrens. Repped by @evewhiteagency. Sings a lot.

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Individual 150 PiersTorday Piers Torday iPhone: 51.498138,-0.109243

Writer of stuff, mainly for children. Trustee @ThePleasance and @MIni_Stories | Artistic Associate @WiltonMusicHall | Reading Helper @BeanstalkReads

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Individual 150 bouncemarketing Bounce Islington, London

The Sales and Marketing Agency for Children's Publishers. We represent 30 children's book publishers from the UK and overseas tweets by Sarah

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Publisher 150 BarryChicken Barry Cunningham England

Children's books publisher

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Individual 149 AlyxP1 Alyx Price London

PR lovely authors and market great children's books. Always on the hunt for the best gluten-free cakes to eat while reading. Personal account and views my own.

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Individual 149 Paul3lack Paul Black London

PR Director @ Andersen Press. Little Monster (still.) London Lover. Telly, books, movies... All opinions/thoughts my own, you know the drill.

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Individual 149 PollyDunbar Polly Dunbar

Picture books, puppets and printmaking. @longnosepuppets

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Individual 149 VictoriaParkBks JoannaDeGuia Hackney, London

Joanna, until recently bookshop owner, now MA student of children's literature and part-time Library Manager at Hackney New School

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Organisation 149 TheStoryMuseum The Story Museum Oxford, United Kingdom

A most unusual museum. Exhibitions, immersive spaces, events, talks, shop ' café. Registered charity.

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Organisation 149 IBBYUK IBBY UK UK

IBBY UK is the British section of the International Board on Books for Young People.

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Individual 148 AitchLove Hannah Love

Children's Publicity Manager at @faberchildrens/@faberbooks. occasional festival chair/speaker. Hufflepuff, circus flailer, feminist, daydreamer.

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Individual 148 DavidMelling1 David Melling Oxfordshire

Author ' illustrator of children's books including HUGLESS DOUGLAS and the GOBLINS series. Rep’d by @EuniceMcMullen Also on

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Individual 148 sarahodedina Sarah Odedina London

Young people deserve the best stories and I'm working to make that happen. @scoop_the_mag @pushkinpress.

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Individual 148 LaurenceAnholt LAURENCE ANHOLT 👁👃🏾👁 UK, Europe, Humanity🇪🇺

Author artist of 200 books, inc #CKG18 longlisted #TheHypnotist @PenguinRHUK Repped by @agentmilburn I talk about my father here

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Organisation 148 edbookfest Edinburgh Book Fest Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Book Festival - the world's largest public celebration of the written word, right in the heart of #Edinburgh. 11-27 Aug 2018 #edbookfest

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Individual 147 castiewalsh Caroline Walsh London

Literary Agent at David Higham Associates in London, open to diverse, creative and original authors and illustrators

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Individual 147 neilhimself Neil Gaiman a bit all over the place

will eventually grow up and get a real job. Until then, will keep making things up and writing them down.

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Individual 147 TheSallyGardner Sally Gardner London

Sally Gardner is a multi award-winning novelist from London. Also writing as Wray Delaney for adults. Do say hello.

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Individual 147 Hilary_Delamere Hilary Delamere

Children's Literary Agent at The Agency (London) Ltd representing a fabulous list of authors ' illustrators. Header from What Lexie Did by @emmashevah

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Individual 147 kjstansfield Kirsten Stansfield London

Head of Fiction at Nosy Crow

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Individual 147 gemma_cooper Gemma Cooper Chicago, London, On a plane...

Literary Agent at the Bent Agency. CLOSED TO SUBMISSIONS. Nail polish enthusiast, goldfish and unicorn obsessive, Slytherin.

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Media 147 phoenixcomicuk The Phoenix Comic Oxford

Tweets from all the team at The Phoenix. Subscribe now and get every issue delivered to your door!
Get 4 issues for £1 here 👉

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Organisation 147 illustrationHQ HouseOfIllustration King's Cross, London, UK

The UK’s only public gallery devoted to illustration. Now on: graphic design from North Korea, Christy Burdock and Quentin Blake.

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Organisation 147 yalc_uk YALC London

The UK’s YA Lit Con at the London Film ' Comic Con #LFCC. 27th-29th July 2018 - tickets on sale now!

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Publisher 147 TwoHootsBooks Two Hoots London, England

Publisher of exceptional illustrated books. Part of @MacmillanKidsUK

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Individual 146 catherinerayner Catherine Rayner Edinburgh, Scotland

Illustrator and author of children's picture books and painter of paintings...

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Individual 146 davidwalliams David Walliams

Children's author/Little Britain/Come Fly With Me/Britain's Got Talent. If you want to get in touch please write me a letter - TROIKA 10a Christina St EC2A4PA

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Individual 146 mrjamesmayhew James Mayhew Bungay, England

Author of Katie/EllaBella; Illustrator of Gaspard the Fox. Sharing stories art ' classical music with kids for 30 yrs. 🏳️‍🌈 Tweets #BookIllustrationOfTheDay

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Individual 146 nicolakidsbooks Nicola Davies Powys

I write children's non fiction and fiction about the natural world and our relationship with it. And I sing. And do pictures (see above)

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Individual 146 vivschwarz Viviane Schwarz London

Author, artist, maker of books, games and whatever else is needed to encourage creativity and thought. Hopes you are mostly happy.

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Individual 146 CarolineAgent Caroline Sheldon London

Literary Agent. Loves inter alia Bob Dylan, Brueghel, Byron, Chardin, Donne,Dickens, T S Eliot Lucien Freud, horses, Leonard Cohen, Marvell, Mozart, WS, Yeats.

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Individual 146 minervamoan MinervaReads London, England

Writer, Editor, Children's Reading Consultant. Writing fiction for adults when not parenting/working. Doesn't tweet gifs #COYS

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Book Shop 145 pickledbooks Pickled Pepper Books 10 Middle Lane, London N8 8PL

Specialist children's bookshop for kids ' their grown ups.Drop by for great recommendations,meet an author/illustrator,pre/after school fun ' relax in our café!

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Individual 145 chrismouldink Chris Mould West Yorkshire UK

Illustrator/ Author/ Scribblemaniac - Rep'd by @PennyHolroyde at Holroyde Cartey Ltd. Ran away from home with a cabbage ' an empty flask. Haven't looked back.

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Individual 145 eliistender10 Giles Paley-Phillips

I write children's books, play guitar in @burnthousemusic Columnist for @titlesussex Ambassador for @actionaidUK Lover of Lego ' @CPFC rep'd by @lindsaylit

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Media 145 CarouselDave Carousel Guide

Carousel: The Guide to Children's books is a 48 page magazine. Subscribe for as little as £13 and get the latest news, reviews and interviews. 23rd Year!

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Publisher 145 FaberBooks Faber & Faber London

Purveyors of fine books since 1929, and still trading independently.

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Publisher 145 PiccadillyPress Piccadilly Press London, UK

A publisher of fiction for children and teenagers. Goodreads: Our newsletter: Sister company: @hotkeybooks

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Book Shop 144 chickenandfrog Chicken & Frog Off Brentwood High Rd CM15 9AT

We're an exciting indie children's bookshop, providing our community with beautiful books and affordable, high quality tuition.

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Individual 144 Alexmilway Alexmilway London

Children's author and illustrator. Founder of This Book Is Funny! BAFTA Rocliffe Writing For Children Runner-up in 2016 with @shinykatie

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Individual 144 cmlwilson Claire Wilson

Literary agent for children's and YA books

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Individual 144 FizOsborne Fiz Osborne London, England

Editor @scholasticuk, commissioning picture books, fiction and YA. 70% Domino's pizza, 20% Daria Morgendorffer, 10% Clarissa Darling.

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Individual 144 Sally_Nicholls Sally Nicholls Oxford

Wrote Ways to Live Forever, Season of Secrets, All Fall Down, Close Your Pretty Eyes, An Island of Our Own, Things A Bright Girl Can Do.

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Individual 144 tombonnick Tom Bonnick London

Commissions fiction and does other stuff for @NosyCrow. 50% of the @rchapz-industrial complex.

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Individual 144 Janey_tweets Jane Griffiths

Editorial Director for Children's fiction @simonkids_uk /rubbish TV addict/known karaoke mic hog/occasional tweeter on @simonkids_eds Thoughts here are my own.

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Media 144 MyBookCorner My Book Corner Bath, UK.

A treasure trove of carefully curated #kidslit from an expert team. Online price comparison, bookish news ' comps. Tweets by @_EmmaPerry Established in 2011

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Individual 143 MGLnrd M.G. Leonard Brighton and London

Beetle loving, book writing personage. Author of the BEETLE BOY trilogy ' more. Agent: Kirsty @DGALitAgents NEWSLETTER:

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Individual 143 PennyHolroyde Penny Holroyde London, England

Agent/Director/Owner at Holroyde Cartey. Chronic retweeter. Erstwhile owner of cheekbones. Radio 6.

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Individual 143 MicheRobinson Michelle Robinson ✐ Frome, England

I write books for kids.'productType=0

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Publisher 143 randomhousekids Random House Kids New York, NY

We're the kids division of @randomhouse, the world's largest trade book publisher. Instagram: randomhousekids

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Individual 142 loveswimming Clare Hall-Craggs London

Love books, newspapers ' baking bread. PR @NosyCrowBooks ' @ShirleyHughes_ Got a thing about open air swimming so you might find me in a lido. Mum of teen twins

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Individual 142 emmac2603 Emma Carroll Somerset

Book worm. Tea drinker. Dog lover. Author of LETTERS FROM THE LIGHTHOUSE (Faber) Coming August '18 SECRETS OF A SUN KING (Faber)

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Individual 142 LizzSkelly Lizz Skelly

Publicity Manager @KidsBloomsbury. I like ampersands, glitter ' rhinos. Unofficial publicist for @mtomsky @KerrygoldUK ' @fishermans_uk

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Individual 142 LLMonts Louise Lamont London

Literary Agent at LBA Books. 1/3 of @dtrhradio

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Individual 142 caitlinmoran Caitlin Moran

Writing the fuck out of shit since 1992. Screenwriting agent: Nick Marston. Literary agent: Georgia Garrett. Insta: mscaitlinmoran

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Individual 142 NickSharratt1 Nick Sharratt

Children's author and illustrator. First novel The Cat ' The King out now.

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Individual 142 TraceyCorderoy Tracey Corderoy Cotswolds

Writer: Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, Fairy Tale Pets,The Grunt ' The Grouch, Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble!,The Little White Owl, Archie: NO! WHY? MORE! NOW!

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Individual 141 candygourlay Candy Gourlay London

Filipino children's author based in London. Author of TALL STORY and SHINE. Tweets about KidLit, writing craft, online marketing. 😜

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Individual 141 mawiatunney Maria Tunney London

Senior Commissioning Editor at Walker Books. ❤️ Picture Books. I like tweeting about children's books, grown up books, favourite songs, silly things...

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Individual 141 SamuelUsher Sam Usher London

Holds a pen and wobbles at paper. Agent: Me:

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Individual 141 LizJCross Liz Cross

Children's publisher, runner, knitter, orienteer, mum (all of sorts). Seek out brilliant books on behalf of OUP. Blather on Twitter on behalf of myself.

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Individual 141 RandomPublicist Lauren Hyett London

Publicist at Penguin Random House Children's Books, Loves reading, running and baking. Own views.

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Individual 141 YA_Books Hannah Sheppard

D H H Literary Agency Director ' Freelance Editor. Story lover. Book-as-object lover. Infatuated with vintage typewriters. Feminist. It's Ms.

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Individual 141 YasmeenMay Yasmeen Ismail Bristol, England

Author-Illustrator living in Bristol. Visit my site:

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Individual 140 Magpie_That James Bristol

Blogger of illustrated books, comics, graphic novels, picture books. Year 5 teacher. Joint host of #PBNatter

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Media 140 LucyTheReader Lucy Powrie

#UKYA book blogger ' booktuber at Brontë Society Young Ambassador. Creator ' host of #ukyachat! Represented by @LaurieEmTweets

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Media 140 PWKidsBookshelf Children's Bookshelf NYC

A free e-newsletter from Publishers Weekly that reports on children's and YA books. Subscribe here:

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Publisher 140 _KnightsOf Knights Of London, England

Independent, commercial, inclusive children's books publisher | #BooksMadeBetter | Books made by everyone, for everyone 📚

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Individual 139 Lillustrator Laura Ellen Anderson


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Individual 139 markAchambers Mark A Chambers

Mostly pictures, sometimes words!

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Individual 139 LaytonNeal Neal Layton Portsmouth UK

Award winning children's book author and illustrator. New books DANNY McGEE DRINKS THE SEA, THE TREE, and THE INVINCIBLE TONY SPEARS. Represented by @Arenatweet

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Individual 139 nldoherty Natalie Doherty London

Editorial Director at Penguin Random House Children's. Yorkshire girl, honorary Londoner, Ravenclaw.

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Individual 139 srtcullen1 Shannon Cullen Tooting, London

Book-lover, food ' wine enthusiast. Publishing Director for Ladybird at Penguin Random House UK Children's. From New Zealand! (Also @imwreckedmother)

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Individual 139 ThisBookIsFunny This Book is Funny!

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Media 139 Words8Pictures Words & Pictures UK

Links to articles about writing and illustrating children's books from @SCBWI_BI's online magazine Words ' Pictures. Header illus:@bridgimage

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Media 139 caroline_horn caroline horn


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Organisation 139 youthlibraries YLG Committee UK

YLG is a special interest group of CILIP we act as advocates for library services to children and young people and the work of children’s and youth librarians.

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Publisher 139 Candlewick Candlewick Press Somerville, MA

Candlewick Press is one of the fastest-growing children’s book publishers in the US, creating beautiful, high-quality children’s books.

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Individual 138 AbieLongstaff Abie Longstaff

Writer of picture books (The Fairytale Hairdresser, Superhero Hotel) chapter books (The Magic Potions Shop) and MG (Trapdoor Mysteries, How to Catch a Witch)

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Individual 138 hoonbutton leigh hodgkinson lewes east sussex

makes books and eats hot meals cold too often. designer and co-creator of @olobobtop - also makes @TheWonkybutton things

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Individual 138 chaletfan LH 'Daisy' Johnson York

This is me. 📖

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Individual 138 UKLaureate Children's Laureate United Kingdom

The UK Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2017-19 is author and illustrator Lauren Child. Tweets by Team Laureate @BookTrust

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Individual 138 rebeccaeditor Rebecca Lewis-Oakes London

Managing Editor for Fiction at Egmont UK and freelance writer

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Organisation 138 IllustrationCup Illustrationcupboard 22 Bury St, London, SW1Y 6AL

A unique three floor art gallery in the famous art district of St James's, Central London, exhibiting contemporary illustrators artwork from around the world.

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Publisher 138 HarperCollinsUK HarperCollinsUK London/Glasgow/Honley

Official HarperCollins UK account. Publishing the finest authors around the world since 1819. Sign up to our free newsletter.

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Book Shop 137 ChildrensPicc Piccadilly Childrens Piccadilly, London

The enormous Children's ' YA department at Waterstones Piccadilly Circus. Meet us under the Big Top!

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Individual 137 Scruffy_Teddy Ellen Holgate

Editorial Director, Bloomsbury Children's Fiction.

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Individual 137 scribblestreet Jonathan Emmett Nottingham, England

Children's author and paper-engineer. Writer of 'Bringing Down the Moon', 'The Princess and the Pig', 'Someone Bigger', 'The Santa Trap' and many other books.

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Individual 137 QuentinBlakeHQ Sir Quentin Blake HQ

Official Twitter account for Sir Quentin Blake, illustrator and first Children's Laureate. Tweets by the team at QB HQ - here's how we use Twitter:

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Publisher 137 HachetteKids Hachette Children's London, UK

Official feed for the Hachette Children's Group, creators of bestselling and award-winning books for children of all ages and interests.

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Individual 136 marcussedgwick Marcus Sedgwick Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes

Writer. 4% Neanderthal. Possible inventor of the term (and sufferer of) Undiagnosis.

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Individual 136 sarahhorne9 Sarah Horne London, England

London-based Illustrator. Represented by @jodiehodges31 at United Agents.

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Individual 136 truongthomas Thomas Truong 🐯 Buried in a notebook

Publisher/Tea Drinker at Stripes Publishing, Caterpillar Books, and 360 Degrees. Happiest searching for new artists ' developing concepts for new projects.

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Media 136 lovereadingkids Lovereading4Kids

Lovereading4kids is the Number One Book Recommendation site for Children's Books from toddlers to teens.

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Publisher 136 catnipbooks Catnip Books London

Small but mighty children's publisher. Brand new books, first class fiction from overseas and sparkling new editions of old favourites

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Book Shop 135 MarilynBrock Marilyn Brocklehurst Norwich UK

Children's bookseller. Ex- Children's Librarian. Owner of Norfolk Children's Book Centre

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Individual 135 charlieinabook Charlie 📚🌈✨ London

Publicity ' Marketing Exec @LittleTigerUK @stripesbooks. Social media @prideinpub 🏳️‍🌈L/Q/she/her 🎭 theatre ' cats

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Individual 135 KarenMcCombie Karen McCombie Leafy north London

Author person. More than 90 books published, more than a million books sold. *Oo-er!* I witter here + post nonsense on Instagram. Expect occasional catness.

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Individual 135 Sally_PR Sally Oliphant London

PR ' Marketing Director for @abramschronicle. Traveller ' reader. Fan of libraries ' bookshops. Keen recipe tester ' cookbook collector.

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Book Shop 134 Biggreenbooks Big Green Bookshop Wood Green, North London

Musings of Simon, co-owner of a small shiny bookshop in London. New book, We're Asleep Dad published Nov 2nd 2017.

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Individual 134 edgechristopher Christopher Edge England

Award-winning children's author. 0.4% potassium. Books include The Many Worlds of Albie Bright, The Jamie Drake Equation and The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day.

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Individual 134 harrietvenn Harriet Venn London

Publicist at PRH Children's. Feminist. Loves baking and hedgehogs. Not baking hedgehogs. Obsessed with fairytales and knitwear. Own views and all that jazz.

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Individual 134 LaraWilliamson Lara Williamson London, Cornwall, N.I.

Award winning author, tap dancer, daydream believer.

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Individual 134 Petty_monster Rachel Petty London

Editorial Director at Macmillan Children's books. Purveyor of URST. Proponent of mirth. All opinions my own.

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Individual 134 FictionFanatic1 Alex Antscherl London

Editorial Director for Enid Blyton at Hachette. Always reading, cooking, listening to radio or tweeting. Usually doing all 4 at once. Views mine, not Enid's.

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Individual 133 dc_litchfield David Litchfield Bedfordshire

Scruffy, award winning Illustrator. Represented by The Bright Agency. 'The Bear ' The Piano' and 'Grandad's Secret Giant' are out now.

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Organisation 133 yabookprize The YA Book Prize

A prize for the best Young Adult fiction from the UK ' Ireland | Facebook: | Tumblr: | Tweets by @CarolineC1988

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Book Shop 132 Petersbooks Peters Birmingham UK

The UK's leading supplier of children's books and furniture to schools and public libraries, we're passionate about inspiring children to read.

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Individual 132 hindleyillos Kate Hindley Birmingham, UK

Glueing pasta shapes to cardboard since '86. Represented by @JodieHodges31

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Media 132 childrensbookil ChildrensBookIllustr Bedford, England

Children's Book Illustration, an online gallery of original artwork ' prints by some of the best contemporary children's book illustrators, is currently offline

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Individual 131 EditorGoose Imogen Cooper Frome

Founder and Managing Director, Golden Egg Academy; Branford Boase Award winner for editing; Bookseller Rising Star 2016

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Individual 131 LinsH78 Lindsey Heaven SE23, Londinium

Fiction Editorial Director at Egmont. Essex girl in South East London responsible for three young Wild Things. All opinions my own.

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Individual 131 Serendipity_Viv 💻Vivienne Dacosta📚 West Sussex

Ex award winning blogger - Serendipity Reviews. Writes furiously. Starting an MA in Creative Writing at Chichester in September. Works in a real castle!

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Individual 131 sophyhenn sophy UK

Writer / Illustrator powered by tea. Represented by Bell Lomax Moreton. Puffin and Bloomsbury. World Book Day Illustrator 2015 ' 2016.

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Individual 131 thejeffnorton Jeff Norton Intersection of book & screen.

Author, writer, producer. Founder of @AwesomeMediaEnt. I also answer to “Dadda.”

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Individual 130 LindseyFraser Lindsey Fraser Edinburgh, UK

Literary agent @FraserRossLA, dog walking, beaches, radio, books - not always in that order. And for young writers - Pushkin Prizes ' Young Walter Scott Prize

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Individual 130 anthony_mcgowan Anthony McGowan London

Author of books for adults, teenagers, and younger children.

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Individual 130 CazApr1 Caroline Fielding UK

Chartered School Librarian, CILIP YLG London Committee Chair, CKG Judge 2017/18, Bea keeper

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Organisation 130 AuthorsAloudUK Authors Aloud UK

We are a company that specialises in arranging for authors to visit schools and libraries in the UK and abroad. We also provide speakers for training courses.

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Individual 129 FrithaL Fritha Lindqvist Tooting, London

Freelance Books Publicist. Former teacher. Reader. Laundress. Currently @Usborne @EpigramBooksUK @EmpathyLabUK @MacmillanKidsUK @HachetteKids @HoZ_Books

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Individual 129 peaplanter Gaby Morgan

Mum of two, Editorial Director at Macmillan Children's Books, anthologist.

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Individual 129 lisfairley Melissa Fairley

Publishing Director (picture books, classics, non-fiction ' gift books) @EgmontUK and house builder. All opinions my own.

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Individual 129 TildaJaneJ Matilda Johnson Manchester, England

Freelance editor ' @TheGEAcademy mentor / GEA North

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Individual 129 simon_francesca Francesca Simon

Writer. Author of the Horrid Henry books,The Sleeping Army,The Lost Gods ' Costa ' YA book prize shortlisted The Monstrous Child

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Individual 129 FrancesHardinge Frances Hardinge United Kingdom

Writer of downright odd children's books. Hobbies include travelling, dressing in period costume and scuba diving. Addicted to volcanoes and trying new things.

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Individual 128 hmackenziesmith Helen MackenzieSmith

Editorial Director for Picture Books at Simon ' Schuster UK. Views my own.

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Publisher 128 simonschusterUK Simon & Schuster UK London

Simon ' Schuster UK is home to a stellar list of authors and illustrators, publishing some of the most distinctive fiction, non-fiction and children’s books.

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Individual 127 272BookFaith Laura Cheshire

Faith (13), reads lots of books (over 3000 of them since she was 9), promotes reading, gives exposure ' thanks to fab authors. Tweets by Mum. Faith is reading!

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Individual 127 NatashaFarrant1 Natasha Farrant London

Writer. Reader. European.
Confused but trying to understand.

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Individual 127 jounwin Jo Unwin London

Literary Agent but nice

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Individual 127 Enchantedbooks Mr Ripley York and Kendal, England

Made in #Yorkshire loves tea, reading and blogging. Collects fountain pens and loves travelling. Always here to recommend a book! #blogger #reader

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Organisation 127 InclusiveMinds Inclusive Minds UK

Working towards equality, diversity, inclusion and accessibility in children's books. We tweet more frequently as @WException, @Stricolo and @bookjo

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Publisher 127 orionbooks Orion Publishing London, UK

London-based publishing house bringing you the latest book news

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Book Shop 126 LetterboxLib Letterbox Library London

34yr old not-for-profit children's bookseller celebrating equality, inclusion ' diversity. Co-runs @littlerebsprize with Housmans Bkshop.

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Individual 126 BookMonsterAlly Book Monster Ally Sheffield.

AKA Alexis! Library ' info assistant based in kids library. Love my job, cat, art, theatre, books ' everything inbetween! Avid children's book blogger.

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Individual 126 ElysDolan Elys Dolan Cambridge

Author, illustrator, and all round good egg.

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Individual 126 danielhahn02 Daniel Hahn Lewes & elsewhere

Miscellaneous writing ' translation person

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Individual 126 Bridgeanne Anne Booth author South East, England

I'm a children's author, represented by @AnneClarkLit ' published (up to now) by OUP, Nosy Crow, Catnip ' Lion -pic books from 2ys up, books for 5-8, ' MG 9-12.

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Organisation 126 kidslitfest BarnesKidsLitFest Barnes SW13

London's largest dedicated children's literature festival, returning Saturday 12 ' Sunday 13 May 2018.

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Individual 125 EditorEmma Emma Drage London

Senior Commissioning Editor at @StudioBooks, creative writing mentor at @Mini_Stories, dog lover, rooibos tea drinker. Opinions my own.

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Individual 125 JackieMorrisArt Jackie Morris St Davids

Drawing words, painting spells, weaving dreams, reading books. Owned by cats.

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Individual 125 Kiran_MH K Millwood Hargrave Oxford, UK

Author of award-winning, bestselling The Girl of Ink ' Stars, The Island at the End of Everything. The Way Past Winter (2018), Vardø (2020). Rep'd @HellieOgden.

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Individual 125 LauraDockrill Laura Dockrill instagram- lauraleedockrill

writes. draws. and talks COMMERCIAL COMMISSION:

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Organisation 125 LondonBookFair The London Book Fair Olympia, West London

The official Twitter profile from The LBF team. Follow for the latest news, industry features and fair updates. Hashtag #LBF18. Taking place: 12-14 March 2019.

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Individual 124 Jake_Hope Jake Hope

Reading development and children's book consultant, critic, writer and judge. Opening the page to books and stories...

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Individual 124 sbutlerbooks 📚Steven Butler📚 London

Award-winning children’s author, actor, voice artist, librettist, playwright, @WorldBookDayUk host, represented by @StephT2000, @WilliamsonHolme ' @CvGG_Voices

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Individual 124 jocotterillbook Jo Cotterill Oxford, UK

Children's and YA author. Electrigirl, A Library of Lemons, Looking at the Stars, A Storm of Strawberries. Coming soon: JELLY

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Organisation 124 hayfestival Hay Festival Hay-on-Wye, Wales

we love stories...

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Book Shop 123 LisaLibros Lisa Davis London (via Northeast Ohio)

Purchasing books for @BookTrust. Former children's books editor. Loves books in translation. Reads lots, bakes a bit, cannot reach a top shelf.

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Individual 123 achuka ACHUKA UK

founder/editor photographer @achukaphoto

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Individual 123 JonnyDuddleDum Jonny Duddle Wales, United Kingdom

Stories, scribbling and colouring-in...

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Individual 123 LawrencePatrice Patrice Lawrence East London

Feminist Sussexer. Orangeboy won Waterstones prize for older children's fiction ' Bookseller YA Prize. Yay! Indigo Donut aglow in shops now. Rep:@carolineagent

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Individual 123 PHoracek petr horacek worcester UK

illustrator and author of children's books

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Individual 123 sallyanne_s Sallyanne Sweeney London

Literary Agent looking for your very best children's (picture books-YA) and adult stories. Also interested in illustration, memoirs and food (writing ' eating).

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Individual 123 catwrote CatherineJohnson London and Hastings

Books TV Film

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Individual 123 SarahWarbie Sarah Warburton bristol

Children's Illustrator, worrier, geek tendencies, occasionally over excited. Needs coffee. Likes procrastinating.

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Publisher 123 PenguinRHUK Penguin Random House London

Company news, campaigns ' announcements from Penguin Random House UK. Also on Instagram:

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Book Shop 122 Dauntbooks Daunt Books London

An original Edwardian bookshop on Marylebone High Street with five other shops throughout London. Publishing new books and beautiful reissues @dauntbookspub

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Individual 122 Danny_D_Pearson Danny D Pearson ✎ (Hitchin/ London)

Senior Editor - Published Writer of Children's Books ' Comics (including the @BeanoOfficial ) - Member of @SYP_UK ' @Soc_of_Authors - Owned by a pug !

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Individual 122 GuyParker_Rees Guy Parker-Rees Brighton

Best selling, award winning children's book illustrator of repute. Illustrator of Giraffes Can't Dance. 'Dylan the Baker' out 3rd May

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Individual 122 jonesgarethp Gareth P Jones SE23, London

Astonishingly humble children's author/festival performer responsible for Ninja Meerkats, The Thornthwaite Inheritance, Pet Defenders and Death or Ice Cream?

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Individual 122 PeterBently Peter Bently Totnes, Devon, UK

Children's author. Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner. Occasional female impersonator…

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Individual 122 pippagoodhart Pippa Goodhart Cambridge

Writer of stories for children, teacher of writing for children, mother, wife, dog walker, cook, etc.

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Individual 122 rebeccashill rebecca hill London

Loves making beautiful books @Usborne, mum to two beautiful time-hoovers, often seen running beautifully for a train. All views my own.

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Individual 122 Pamela_Butchart Pamela Butchart Dundee

Blue Peter Best Book Award 2015 ' Children's Book Award 2016 Winner • Shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards • Author • Teacher • Bloomsbury • Nosy Crow

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Book Shop 121 DulwichBooks Dulwich Books West Dulwich, London

Winner - Best Independent Bookshop 2014 Tweets from Susie, Harry, Philip, Gabriel, Rachel and Cathy. Partnered with @TheMarshAgency

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Individual 121 BookSuperhero2 LibraryGirl&BookBoy

Blogger, teacher, ' mum-on a mission to convert children to the wonders of reading. #Lollies18 judge #RR_South presenter Organises @FunnyBookChat art @apaxart

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Individual 121 ClaireMShanahan Claire Shanahan

Londonist by way of Eire. Publishing, culture + education consultant. Currently @BBC @thebookseller @penguinrandom

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Individual 121 katmckenna_ Kat McKenna Brixton

Senior Marketing Manager at Macmillan Children's Books (UK). Proud Ravenclaw. 📚 Currently reading: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

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Individual 121 lizkesslerbooks Liz Kessler Cornwall, UK

Author of 20 books for children ' young adults, including #NYTbestselling Emily Windsnap series. published by @HachetteKids (UK) ' @Candlewick (US)

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Individual 121 Meggyf Megan Farr Cardiff, Wales

Marketing ' Publicity for @FireflyPress and @graffeg_books

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Book Shop 120 booknookhove The Book Nook Brighton

Winning Children's Bookseller of the Year 2015 with a wide range of books, wonderful cafe and even a pirate ship!

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Individual 120 cathycassidyxx cathy cassidy

Children's author ' chocolate expert... this time it's really me! xxx

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Individual 120 crispriestley Chris Priestley

I write books and paint pictures.

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Individual 120 JustinSomper Justin Somper Crouch End, London, UK

Author. Publicist. Trainer. Author of 8 novels published in 25 languages, 35 countries, including VAMPIRATES sequence. Train fellow authors via @AuthorProfile.

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Individual 120 Keris Keris Stainton sofa

Bestselling author. Nasty Woman. Home educator. Has a Harry Styles gif for every occasion. Been here since it was all fields 🏳️‍🌈

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Individual 119 bookshop_becky Rebecca Logan

Clumsy book lover ' Head of PR at @hodderchildrens/@quercuskids (part of @hachettekids). Proud ex-bookseller. Enjoys plot twists ' Earl Grey tea

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Individual 119 carylhart1 Caryl Hart UK Derbyshire

Children's Author. Writes picture books ' young fiction. Likes rhyming, dog walks, cafes ' open fires. Available for Workshops, Visits ' Mentoring.

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Individual 119 ianarchiebeck Ian Beck London

Author / illustrator of picture books middle fiction 'YA inc/ Tom Trueheart / Pastworld / The Haunting of Charity Delafield / The Carmody Casebooks

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Individual 119 lisa_letters Lisa Williamson London

Author of YA novels THE ART OF BEING NORMAL and ALL ABOUT MIA (@DFB_storyhouse). One of the FLOORED secret seven. Acts a bit (as Lisa Cassidy). Trucking along.

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Individual 119 AliDougal Ali Dougal London

Publishing Director for Egmont UK, working with Jim Smith, Katherine Woodfine and many brilliant others. Lover of books, travel, food, wine, telly and tomatoes.

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Media 119 TelegraphBooks Telegraph Books London

Books and literature news and reviews from the @Telegraph.

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Media 119 ChelleyToy Michelle Toy Warwickshire

🌟 An award winning book loving #bookblogger | I'm a little bit clumsy, geeky and I laugh a lot | I love chairing book events | #UKYA | #PointHorrorBookClub |🌟

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Organisation 119 theliteracytree The Literacy Tree United Kingdom

Home of the #LiteraryCurriculum. We write book-based #PlanningSequences using texts we love and deliver INSET, training ' consultancy. #teachthroughatext

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Individual 118 Mat_at_Brookes Mathew Tobin Oxford Brookes

Husband, Father, Senior Lecturer in English ' Children's Lit. at Oxford Brookes. Interested in Landscape in Children's Lit. ' Representations of Fatherhood.

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Individual 118 stephenfry Stephen Fry Los Angeles, CA/ London UK

How can I tell you what I think until I’ve heard what I’ve said? 🏳️‍🌈 (Never Read DMs I’m afraid)

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Individual 118 SteveColeBooks Steve Cole Buckinghamshire

Writes books

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Individual 118 StephT2000 Stephanie Thwaites London

Literary Agent at Curtis Brown. Fan of Boxercise, fancy dress ' a whiskey sour but not all at the same time.

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Individual 118 philipdsjones Mr Philip Jones London

Editor of The Bookseller. FutureBook. In denial.

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Publisher 118 BigPicturePress Big Picture Press

Offering books that are visually intelligent, surprising and fun for readers of all ages, created by and made for the incurably curious. A @templarbooks imprint

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Individual 117 charliehacking Charlotte Hacking Beckenham

Learning Programmes Manager @clpe1. Passionate about children's literature. Reading is for life, not just for phonics. Tweets are mine and mine alone...

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Individual 117 HannahWeasel Hannah Shaw UK

Creator of children's books. Draws bears on bikes, rats in sewers, badgers in bins, raccoons in trouble and little girls in wellington boots.

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Individual 117 Kerensd Keren David London

YA author (Stranger, coming April 18) ' musical-writer. Features Editor of @jewishchron. Patron of Reading, Highgate Wood School. 2 kids, 2 cats. London N8

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Individual 117 KimHarte Kim Harte Ireland

Publications ' Projects Manager @KidsBooksIrel (temporarily), children's literature enthusiast and @theforestbooks ranger 🌲Opinions my own.

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Individual 117 laurenstjohn Lauren St John

Children's author ' conservationist. Founder of Rarely far from cats, horses, elephants or cake. Kat Wolfe Investigates out on 17/05/18

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Publisher 117 ladybirdbooks Ladybird Books London, UK

From first reads to fairy tale classics, Ladybird helps little ones learn, play and grow!

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Publisher 117 saltpublishing Salt Cromer, United Kingdom

We make a positive difference to your imaginative life • Follow us if you 😍 books • Fiction, short stories, poetry ' non-fiction • Great books, all the time 🇬🇧

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Individual 116 _AJGrainger Annalie Grainger

Commissioning editor @WalkerBooksUK. YA author (published by @simonkids_UK ' @SimonKIDS US). I'm represented by @LandRAgency. Feminist. All opinions my own.

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Individual 116 GeorgiaLawePR Georgia Lawe West Sussex

Publicising books, authors, illustrators, stories and the joy of reading. Including @JonathanAStroud and the @Iamfree2think campaign.

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Individual 115 alsenas Linas Alsenas London, UK

Edits 📚 at Scholastic UK, committee member of #PrideInPublishing

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Individual 115 AnnaMcKerrow Anna McKerrow London

Author of Greenworld YA trilogy. DAUGHTER OF LIGHT ' SHADOWS coming Oct '18. Book Reviews Editor at BookTrust. Views mine.

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Individual 115 BeckaMoor Becka Moor Manchester, England

I doodle in books to fund my caffeine addiction. Agent: Paul Moreton at

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Individual 115 holly_bourneYA Holly Bourne London

Author of the bestselling Spinster Club series. Adult debut #HowDoYouLikeMeNow out in June. 90% Human 10% Anti-bacterial handgel.

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Individual 115 NicolaOByrne1 Nicola O'Byrne Los Angeles, CA

Illustrator, author, and cake baker - Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Best Picturebook 2014. Represented by the Bright Agency.

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Individual 115 Rhian_Ivory Rhian Ivory Northampton but heart in Wales

Writer. Welsh.
Nominated for @CILIPCKG Medal.
Loves to sing.
Hilary Mantel is my Queen.

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Individual 115 sarahshaffi Sarah Shaffi

Freelance journalist. Writes about books for @StylistMagazine. Editor-at-large @LittleTigerUK. #BAMEinPublishing co-founder. Formerly of @thebookseller.

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Individual 115 CarolineC1988 Caroline Carpenter London

Web editor at @thebookseller | Chair of @yabookprize | Author of Guide To The Hunger Games | Books ' Beyoncé 📚💃🏻

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Media 115 readingzone UK helps you find the best children's books published each month - news, reviews, extracts, author interviews, competitions and more!

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Publisher 115 HarperChildrens HarperChildrens New York, NY

We're here to help parents, teachers, and librarians discover great reads for kids, from picture books to middle grade.

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Publisher 115 NobrowPress Nobrow London / New York

Nobrow is an award winning visual publishing company headquartered in London - established by Sam Arthur and Alex Spiro

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Individual 114 JonathanAStroud Jonathan Stroud UK

Author of Young Adult fiction, including the Bartimaeus Sequence. The fifth Lockwood ' Co. novel, The Empty Grave, arrives September 2017.

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Individual 114 SitaBrahmachari Sita Brahmachari London

Waterstones award winning children's author, theatre maker and educationalist. Amnesty Ambassador upholding the rights of young people.

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Individual 114 TimHopgood Tim Hopgood York, England

My new picture songbook, Singing in the Rain, based on the song by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown publishes this autumn in the UK and USA.

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Individual 114 tiffgingersnap Tiffany Leeson London I Brighton I Daydream

Creative Director at Egmont Publishing, UK • children's books • type • print • folk • Germany • Wales • illustration • design • opinions are just personal ones

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Individual 114 cjfriess Catherine Friess

Mum, #bookblogger @storysnug, picturebook writer @SCBWIGermany, teacher, @bookgivingday team member, #PBWWTS mentee

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Individual 114 mollykh Molly Ker Hawn London

Literary agent with the Bent Agency. American/British. Always curious. Submission guidelines at

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Individual 114 michellepauli Michelle Pauli Brighton/London

Writer/editor, Guardian/books/edtech journo

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Organisation 114 sdowdtrust Siobhan Dowd Trust London, England

Trust set up by the author Siobhan Dowd. Our aim: to bring the joy of reading to the young people who need it most. Tweets by @katepowling, Trust Director

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Publisher 114 penguinrandom Penguin Random House New York City, NY

Penguin Random House is the world's largest English language trade publisher. We love to chat about books ' writing. Bookworms, unite!

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Individual 113 Adam_Stower adam stower Brighton

Award-winning Illustrator/author (Random House,Templar, Puffin,Scholastic,Candlewick,Faber) Gentleman, Zorro of the illustration world and lover of biscuits.

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Individual 113 BrightAgencyUK Bright Agency UK London

We represent some of the most talented illustrators ' writers in the world, providing creative content to the publishing, licensing and advertising industries

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Individual 113 IanLamb1 Ian Lamb London

Gay geek loves books, monster movies, Stephen King, not acting my age! Head of Kids Publicity/Marketing @ Bloomsbury inc. Harry Potter books (all views own)

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Individual 113 Redwoods1 Lisa Edwards London

Head of Children’s Publishing @KRPbooks @Templarbooks @BigPicturePress @WeldonOwenUK @StudioBooks | Blogger | 48% | Hiker | Dog lover |

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Individual 113 BabetteCole BABETTE COLE

Author/illustrator of children's picture books including Dr. Dog ' Princess Smartypants. Director of new publishing company @InkySprat

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Individual 113 SwapnaHaddow Swapna Haddow London

Mum. Dog lover. Children's author. Author of the award-winning DAVE PIGEON books (Faber'Faber), illustrated by @SheenaDempsey. Represented by @FelicityTrew.

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Individual 113 Peter_Marley_ Peter Marley Oxford, England

Senior Commissioning Editor of picture books at Oxford University Press.

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Media 113 nikkigamble Nikki Gamble London

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Publisher 113 maverickbooks Maverick Books

Innovative and Award Winning Children's Picture Book Publisher, championing first time authors and illustrators

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Individual 112 chennessybooks Claire Hennessy Dublin, Ireland

...writer/reader/editor/reviewer/facilitator/tea-drinker | books ' #repealthe8th (esp now) | work queries to website please | opinions all mine

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Individual 112 bookboyben Ben Illis Brighton, UK

Kids/YA Literary Agent @ The BIA -
Travel writer and Photographer at -
Also all round explorer, glutton, bibliophile and wildlife nut

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Individual 112 hickman_rachel Rachel Hickman Hampshire and Cornwall. England.

Children's publishing director. Chicken House. Author. Mum. Groom. Often confused. Published by Scholastic 🇺🇸 ' Old Barn 🇬🇧

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Individual 112 ShirleyHughes_ Shirley Hughes London, England

Run on behalf of Shirley Hughes. Author illustrator of children's books incl Alfie, Dogger, Hero on a Bicycle ' co-creator of Dixie O'Day Photo Lizzie Mayson

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Organisation 112 uksla SLA Swindon SN2 8AD, UK

The SLA is committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, promoting high quality reading and learning opportunities for all.

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Individual 111 Real_Lanc Adam Lancaster Hertfordshire

Multi award winning Asst Head, lit ' reading consultant. Founder of numerous national projects. Past Charity Chair. Living legend and hero

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Individual 111 BryonyWoods Bryony Woods London

Literary agent and director at @DKWLitAgency. Hufflepuff. Cheshire girl in London. Bold and bookish. Falls over a lot.

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Individual 111 TamsynTweetie Tamsyn Murray

Award-winning bestselling author of 19 mostly funny books. Never knowingly penless. Holly Hepburn's ghost. Usually has nice nails.

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Publisher 111 panmacmillan Pan Macmillan London

Love books? You're in the right place. News, views and chat from one of the UK's largest publishers. Watch #BookBreak episodes here:

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Individual 110 APitcherAuthor Annabel Pitcher England, United Kingdom

Award-winning author of My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece, Ketchup Clouds and Silence Is Goldfish. THE LAST DAYS OF ARCHIE MAXWELL - out now!

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Individual 110 EmmaYarlett Emma Yarlett Falmouth

Illustrator, Baker, Picture Book Maker. Fuelled by chocolate. Creator of ORION AND THE DARK, POPPY PICKLE ' NIBBLES THE BOOK MONSTER / DINOSAUR GUIDE

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Individual 110 JDLiteracyTrust Jonathan Douglas London

Director of the National Literacy Trust, an independent charity promoting literacy in the UK. Tweets are personal and don't necessarily express NLT policy

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Individual 110 MaryAliceEvans Maz Evans South West, England

Righter. WHO LET THE GODS OUT? series is my fault (with @chickenhsebooks). Loudhailer for All my opinions are someone else's.

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Individual 110 mushenska Juliet Mushens London

Lit agent ' director at Caskie Mushens, sartorialist and cat wrangler. Pollyanna-ish. Master of the cheeky wink. Generally heard before I'm seen. Bend and SNAP.

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Individual 110 PauliinaPopcorn Pauliina Malinen London, England

Editorial Director of Picture Books at Scholastic. Lives on popcorn and laughter.

Opinions are... let me think... mine.

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Individual 110 TheCasInTheHat Cas Lester Oxford

Was head of CBBC Drama Development and made Tracy Beaker, Jackanory and stuff. Now writing kids books - NIXIE THE BAD, BAD FAIRY series and HARVEY DREW series

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Individual 110 ElenCaldecott Elen Caldecott United Kingdom

I write. I puppy-wrangle. Opinions never knowingly plagiarised. Rocking imposter syndrome as a PhD candidate. Rwy'n hoffi coffi.

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Individual 110 cguillain Charlotte Guillain UK

I write children's books, drink tea ' dream of holidays. Represented by @pennyholroyde at Header illustration by @ICanDrawDinos

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Individual 110 julia_patton Julia Patton Northumberland. UK

Illustrator ' author of picture books. Feral critter from the woodshed. Agent: @JodieHodges31

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Organisation 110 bookgivingday International Book Giving Day International

14th February is International Book Giving Day getting new, used ' borrowed books in to the hands of children #bookgivingday Tweets by @_EmmaPerry ' @cjfriess

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Publisher 110 canongatebooks Canongate Edinburgh / London

Publisher. Always independent.

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Book Shop 109 TheBookPeople Book People

Hand-picked favourites at unbelievable prices. Customer service enquiries please contact @bookpeoplehelp. All competitions open to UK residents only.

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Individual 109 EoinColfer Eoin Colfer Wexford

It's pronounced 'Owen'. My graphic novel 'Illegal' with @AndrewDonkin and @Rigano_Giovanni is out now.

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Individual 109 louknitlou Louise Grosart Reading/GWR/London

Senior Commissioning Editor at Egmont. Proficient at knitting and reading at the same time. All views expressed are mine.

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Individual 109 AliSewan Alice Swan London

Born to rugged earthmum ' shameless camp dad = surprisingly well-rounded all-rounder. Expect oranges. Editorial Director, Faber Children's

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Individual 109 LizScottPR Liz Scott Manchester

Children's book publicist. Fan of books, film, music, coffee. And cheese. Sporadic tweeter. #AmReading Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

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Media 109 MGStrikesBack MG Strikes Back UK

The twitter feed for Middle Grade Strikes back, a collaborative blog for lovers of Middle Grade books in the UK

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Organisation 109 JustAboutBooks North Somerset CBG North Somerset, England

Born out of a desire to celebrate the very best in children's literature, we are a children's book group ' founders of the North Somerset Teachers' Book Awards.

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Individual 108 _TomMcLaughlin Tom McLaughlin Exeter, England

Multi-award losing dyslexic authorist ' illustrationer. Clients include: @PuffinBooks, @BloomsburyBooks, @OUPChildrens, @WalkerBooksUK. Rep by @castiewalsh

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Individual 108 AuthorAllsorts Author Allsorts Inside our imaginations

A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's, MG and YA.

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Individual 108 ChaosCastleUK Anne-Marie Carslaw United Kingdom

Children's book addict. Clutter magnet. Mum to MG(10) ' DG(8). #actuallyautistic. Formerly @childledchaos

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Individual 108 ChloeSackur Chloe Sackur, First of her Name London and Brighton

Commissioning Editor for children's ' YA fiction at Andersen. Lover of books, films, well-behaved animals ' vikings. Feminist ' word nerd

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Individual 108 joermarriott Joe Marriott

Picture book commissioning editor at Penguin Random House. Love a good story. Views are my own.

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Individual 108 johngreen John Green Indianapolis, IN

I am an author (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down, etc.), YouTuber (vlogbrothers, crashcourse), and a person who does not cast movies.

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Individual 108 mooseandmouse Colin West East Sussex

Author of The Big Book of Nonsense, Monty the Dog who Wears Glasses, Have You Seen the Crocodile etc. Collector of books, humour and things absurd.

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Individual 108 mossmontmomery Ross Montgomery

Costa-shortlisted children's author. PERIJEE ' ME, THE BUILDING BOY, MAX ' THE MILLIONS, SPACE TORTOISE all out now! (@Faberchildrens). Rep'd by @cmlwilson

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Individual 108 RobGMacfarlane Robert Macfarlane The Anthropocene

Books (The Lost Words, The Old Ways, Landmarks, The Wild Places) Films (Mountain) Essays (Guardian, New Yorker) New book Underland underway. Fellow, Cambridge.

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Individual 108 Stricolo Alexandra Strick Surrey

Consultant, author, campaigner, trainer ' speaker. Whatever it takes to make children's books truly inclusive. Co-founder OUTSIDE IN WORLD and INCLUSIVE MINDS.

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Individual 108 gabrielalborozo alborozo Bexhill on Sea

illustrator and cartoonist. represented by United Agents @JodieHodges31

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Individual 108 SamEades SamEades London

Editor at @TrapezeBooks

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Media 108 PictureBookDen Picture Book Den United Kingdom

A blog about picture books and the art of writing and illustrating them, written by picture book authors and illustrators. Follow for tweets of new posts.

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Organisation 108 BranfordBoase Branford Boase Award

The BBA rewards the most promising new writers and their editors. The award is made annually to the most promising book by a first time novelist.

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Organisation 108 BookMachine BookMachine Global

Welcome to the home of BookMachine ' BookMachine Works - Publishing Industry Events | Membership | Training | #Publishing tips - we hope to see you at #lbf18

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Individual 107 CeliaRees Celia Rees Warwickshire, U.K.

Writer of Teen and YA fiction: Blood Sinister, Witch Child, Pirates!, Fool's Girl, This Is Not Forgiveness

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Individual 107 laurenlaverne Lauren Laverne Londonish.

Broadcaster, co-founder of @thepooluk. This is my personal Twitter account. Professional enquiries please contact @ITGpresenters and @AdVoiceOfficial

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Individual 107 LollyPopPR Lorraine Hackney

Senior Publicity Manager @ScholasticUK Hufflepuff and proud. All views my own.

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Individual 107 mssusieday Susie Day Oxford, UK

Book-writin' woman. Shouty inclusion nerd. Marketing copy/content writer @unibirmingham. Contains mild peril.

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Individual 107 jenrosebell Jennifer Bell London

Children's author. THE UNCOMMONERS BOOK 3: THE FROZEN TELESCOPE COMING JULY 2018. Represented by @NolanPolly

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Organisation 107 The_UKLA UKLA UK

The United Kingdom Literacy Association is a registered charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education in literacy.

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Organisation 107 PublishersWkly Publishers Weekly New York City

The international source for book publishing and bookselling news, reviews, and information.

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Publisher 107 WalkerBooksYA Walker YA London, England

Taking you behind the scenes in the fiction department at @WalkerBooksUK ' sharing our love for all things YA. Follow us on Instagram:

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Book Shop 106 childrensbkshop Children's Bookshop Muswell Hill, London N10

The Children's Bookshop is an independent children's bookshop based in Muswell Hill in North London.

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Individual 106 FredBlunt Fred Blunt Swindon, United Kingdom

Illustrator, working mainly in children's books. Also Captain Falsebeard author.
Represented by @Bright_Group

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Individual 106 kellyshurst Kelly Hurst London

Fiction ed director, Penguin Random House Children's. Books, children, prob too many RTs.

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Individual 106 NicoleBurstein Nicole Repped by @BryonyWoods at DKW

Frizzy-haired writer of kids books. Loves books, bichon frises, comics ' true crime. Awkward extrovert. Hypermobile hypersomniac. Bad Jew. It’s chaos, be kind!

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Individual 106 fionalumbers Fiona Lumbers London

Painter ' Illustrator - Royal College of Art. Instagram : fiona_lumbers Represented by : @JodieHodges31

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Individual 106 MilesStott Miles Stott Children's Literary Agency Ltd

Literary agency repping fabulous clients writing and illustrating outstanding books for children and young adults

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Individual 106 NaomiColthurst Naomi Colthurst London

Editor at Penguin Random House Children's. I'm better on Instagram.

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Individual 106 AmyDobson_ Amy Dobson Sydney, New South Wales

Marketing ' Publicity Manager at Hachette Children's Books Australia (@HCBoz ' @dateabook). Previously at @Usborne and @PanteraPress.

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Individual 106 EmmaMatthewson1 Emma Matthewson Hampshire

Publishing Director of Hot Key Books and Piccadilly Press. Mother of 2 boys. Also at home: chickens, and now two cows! Plus, often: almond croissants mmm...

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Individual 106 carmitstead Claire Armitstead London

Claire Armitstead is Associate Editor, Culture, for the Guardian. Curiouser and curiouser.

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Individual 105 FleurHitchcock Fleur Hitchcock Everything Wiltshire.

Born in black and white, raised in colour. Children's Author, repped by the ever elegant @katejshaw

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Individual 105 LizUK Liz de Jager London, mostly

Writer, reader, movie junkie, tea drinker, stationery addict. Slytherin. Novels from Tor UK: Banished / Vowed / Judged (repped by @mushenska) Chaotic Neutral

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Individual 105 paulhoward20 Paul Howard Belfast

Children's illustrator, probably best known for 'The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark.' Represented by @PennyHolroyde at

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Individual 105 AmberCaraveo Amber Caraveo 🐯 UK

Co-founder of the Skylark Literary agency: @SkylarkLit. Loves sunny days, American TV, myths ' mysteries, children's books, YA books, all books!

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Individual 105 joempson Jo Empson U.K

Author/Illustrator who DOESN'T do early mornings, big sums or fish paste sandwiches. But DOES DO day dreaming, pictures with small words ' lemon meringue pie!

1999 78
Media 105 thepooluk The Pool

We make interesting, inspiring, original content for busy women. Sign up to receive the latest stories in your inbox each morning

71809 21 thepooluk
Media 105 Bookbabblers Bookbabblers UK

Book Reviews, Interviews and Giveaways.

#books #bookreviews #lovebooks #authors #blogtour

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Publisher 105 QuercusBooks Quercus Books London

Quercus is a vibrant, internationally successful ' award-winning publisher. Tweeting news, views ' giveaways. RTs not endorsements.

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Book Shop 104 mrbsemporium Mr B's Emporium Bath,UK

Bookish tweetings from Nic, Ju, Ed, Kate, Lucinda, Tom, Emma, Danielle, Jess, Amy, Sam, Henry, Lottie ' Eli at Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights.

11225 79 mrbsemporium
Individual 104 Karlwheel Karl Newson London, England

Children's book writer ' illustrator.
Agent: @JodieHodges31
#ABearIsABear 🐻
#LittleGreysBirthdaySurprise 🐇

8579 79 karl_newson
Individual 104 martaltes marta altés LONDON / BARCELONA

author and illustrator *: )

4666 81 martaltes
Individual 104 miriamhcraig Wise Miriam In a cardigan

Children’s writer, including for @wp_fiction + @wonderbly. Fan of the outdoors, podcasts ' salted caramels. Hosts #ukmgchat.

2834 72 miriamhcraig
Individual 104 gnorthfield Gary Northfield London

Loves comics, music and spying on the bizarre array of birdies outside his studio

4124 46 stupidmonster
Individual 104 TimothyKnapman Timothy Knapman

A writer of children's books, plays, musicals, songs and jokes, Timothy Knapman is available in a range of colours and is washable

1558 88 timothyknapman
Individual 104 tormalore Tor Freeman London

Illustrator from London
Represented by Penny Holroyde at Holroyde Cartey

2740 77 tormalore
Individual 104 vic_turnbull Victoria Turnbull London

I write and illustrate picture books. Represented by @BLM_Agency.

2057 77 vic_turnbull
Individual 104 Caff_Ward Catherine Ward London, UK

Book Pusher (freelance children's books publicist), Mum (two Best Jobs Ever), stained glass artist (@illuminateglass), yogini. Big fan of #wildtime.

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Individual 104 Alibrarylady Anne Thompson Surrey UK

Librarian - 20 years + in school ' public libraries. Book lover - reviews for @TheBookbag EAL tutor. CertTESOL Interested in education ' reading promotion.

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Individual 104 hannahbeckerman Hannah Beckerman London

Author, journalist ' event chair. New novel, 'If Only I Could Tell You' coming Feb 2019 @orionbooks. Rep'd by @SheilaCrowley.

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Individual 104 truffleoilyum Emma Young London, UK

Children's author and editor. Likes truffle. Girls Can Vlog 👩🏻‍💻and This Cat Does Not Love You 😼 out now 👍Insta: emmalovesbooks_

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Organisation 104 authorfy Authorfy

Award-winning author-led writing masterclasses for children. Join the #AuthorfyArmy to access inspiring videos ' cross-curricular resources. Tweets by Mel.

3176 83 authorfy
Organisation 104 PopUpFestival Pop Up Projects CIC Peterborough, England

Nonprofit fostering a love of books, reading ' writing through festivals in schools, museums, public places. Be part of our story! @saulargent

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Organisation 104 patronofreading Patron of Reading

Working with UK schools to develop long term relationships with authors, poets, illustrators and storytellers.

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Publisher 104 vintagebooks Vintage Books London

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106025 42 vintagebooks
Individual 103 emmadodd2 emma dodd UK

Children's author and illustrator represented by @EuniceMcMullen.

1671 68 _emmad0dd_
Individual 103 PipsJones Pip Jones South West, England

Children's author w/ @FaberChildrens ' @simonkids_UK. Squishy McFluff/Daddy's Sandwich/The Chocolate Monster/Piggy Handsome/Izzy Gizmo Rep'd by @JuliaChurchill

2366 84
Individual 103 theapy Teresa Heapy

Writes picture books, inc the award-winning Very Littles, ill by Sue Heap; The Marvellous Moon Map, ill by @dc_litchfield. Agent: @Hilary_Delamere at The Agency

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Individual 103 AnnaHoworth Anna Howorth London

Director of Global Branding ' UK Marketing at @Usborne Publishing (all views my own), resident of SE1, married to a scientist, mum to a toddler

4288 84
Individual 103 AnneClarkLit Anne Clark

Proudly representing children's and YA authors at Anne Clark Literary Agency

2825 85
Individual 103 JonathanMeres Jonathan Meres Blah Blah Land.

Author of over one children’s book.

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Individual 103 helenst_ Helen Thomas London

Editorial Director at Orion Children's Books (@the_orionstar) and trainee psychotherapist. Opinions all mine.

Media 103 teensonmoonlane Teens On Moon Lane Herne Hill

Twitter account for the new YA and MG website run by Tales on Moon Lane.

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Publisher 103 rebeccamcnal Rebecca McNally

Publisher of wonderful children's books, mother of three wolfsuit-wearers, wife of one wild thing. I work for Bloomsbury but all opinions are my own.

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Individual 102 _EmmaPerry Emma Perry Bath, UK

Picture Book writer 🔆Rep'd by Bell Lomax Moreton 🔆Founder of @mybookcorner 🔆Runs @bookgivingday 🔆Golden Egg Alumni 🔆 Member of SCBWI 🔆Grows wonky veggies

1593 77
Individual 102 NaomsGreenwood Naomi Greenwood London

Jew girl. Senior Commissioning Editor at Hodder Children's Books in non-spare time. Loves a good piece of knitwear + partial to lattes.

1642 66 naomspottywood
Individual 102 WException Beth Cox Oxford, UK

Without Exception – Freelance Editor ' Inclusion Consultant. Inclusive Minds Co-founder (@InclusiveMinds). Helping ensure books include ALL children.

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Individual 102 MARYMHOFFMAN Mary Hoffman Oxfordshire, England

Writer for teens, children and currently adults. Amazing Grace and Stravaganza among others. Also Book Maven.

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Individual 102 elainajryan Elaina Ryan Dublin, Ireland

Director of @kidsbooksirel. Lover of books. Mother. Opinions my own. #repealthe8th

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Media 102 AtomBooks Atom Books London, England

Atom is a place for young adults, open minds, live wires and book obsessives. We do stories, not labels, so join us and choose your own.

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Media 102 guardian The Guardian London

The need for independent journalism has never been greater. Become a Guardian supporter:

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Media 102 MumsnetBooks Mumsnet Books UK

The book-y bit of Mumsnet: live author webchats and tons of Talk about fiction, non-fiction, children's books and more...

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Individual 101 afharrold A.F. Harrold

English poet. Writer of books and poems for kids, occasionally poems for adults. Tweets not necessarily child friendly. Header image by Levi Pinfold.

4116 94 a.f.harrold
Individual 101 cat_clarke Cat Clarke Edinburgh, Scotland

🏳️‍🌈 Writer. Steve Harrington forever.

5465 72 catclarkewriter
Individual 101 DaveShelton Dave Shelton Cambridge, England

Writer, illustrator, comicker, rounders player. Believes all TV dramas should feature Paul Ritter.

1933 77 davidashelton
Individual 101 williamgrill William Grill London

Hot-shot Illustrator

3397 74 william.grill
Individual 101 willsteele Will Steele London

Designer ' Photographer, keen cook ' outdoorsy type from N.Ireland. Working at Usborne, UK

1045 71 willsteele4
Individual 101 tanya_landman Tanya Landman England, United Kingdom

author, dog walker, Siamese cat's PA

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Individual 101 dawnafinch Dawn Finch 📚 United Kingdom

Author, librarian, library campaigner @cilipinfo Trustee, @soc_of_authors CWIG Committee, Chair #CILIPEthics Committee. #IAmALibrarian #ThankALibraryWorker

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Individual 101 NolanPolly Polly Nolan Oxfordshire

Agent at Greenhouse Literary Agency. Lover of stories, the outdoors and Ireland.

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Individual 101 cerrieburnell Cerrie Burnell

Mama, author, actor, dreamer. Let the wild rumpus start!

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Media 101 WondrousReads Jenny Davies Manchester, UK

Jenny. 30. UK. Book blogger ' bookseller. Loves Buffy, TV, vampires, LotR, The Book Thief, GoT, films, music. Lifelong fan of monsters, magic and the macabre.

5988 35 wondrousreads
Individual 101 Hannah_Marks Hannah Marks Hertfordshire, UK

Illustrator etc 🖍️ Rep'd by @astound_us. HAMSTER SITTER WANTED out now. Currently illustrating for Penguin's Dial Books ' others.

6238 64 hannahmarks_
Individual 101 stephens_helen helen stephens Windy Northumberland Coast, UK

Author Illustrator Picturebookmaker • How to Hide a Lion adapted for theatre ' tours this summer • Resources for illustrators on website • Online shop

1961 86 helenstephenslion
Individual 100 peterbunzl Peter Bunzl London

🤖 Children's Author. #COGHEART and #MOONLOCKET out now with @usborne Book 3 coming 4.10.18. Insta: peter_bunzl Agent: @jslwilliamson 🦊

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Agent 100 jslwilliamson Jo Williamson

Children's literary agent with Antony Harwood Ltd from picture books to YA, mother of 3 lovely boys, lover of horse racing - specifically backing winners

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Individual 100 alanorourke Alan O' Rourke Ireland

Alan (creator of this list) is a BAFTA nominated and award winning designer, illustrator and author. Working on his first picturebook.

4321 57 alanorourke


A few people have asked me for the image above or similar to add to their website so I made the following image you can copy and use.

Or copy and paste the following code:

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Top 500 childrens book influencers

A few notes about this data.


Being relatively new to the picture book world I wanted to understand it better. More specifically I did not want to miss any books, news or events I might be interested in.

My day job is marketing so I applied that knowledge to the UK and Ireland children’s book market.

I manually researched the leading people in the industry /community and created a sample list. From that sample list I ran it through some of my own marketing tools to find out who are the people, publishers, books shops and publications that most people follow and listen to.

This list is then ranked according to how many children’s books people follow them.

The thousands of results were then filtered down to the top 500 people and organisations, catagorised and researched for additional data.

Sources: The data is based on Twitter and Instagram research and of course not all influential people are on social media (but most of them are).

What’s the point?

Follow these to know all that is happening in Children’s Publishing.
Learn from the professionals.
They are nice people. Make friends 🙂