Welcome to Wendy’s website


Wendy Meddour writes and illustrates award-winning children’s books, including How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved RapunzelA Hen in the Wardrobe, Dottie Blanket and the Hilltop, The Secret Railway and the ‘hilarious’ Wendy Quill series.  Wendy Quill is a Crocodile’s Bottom and Wendy Quill tries to Grow a Pet  have been translated into fourteen languages and Wendy Quill is Full up of Wrong looks set to have equal success.unnamed‘Dottie Blanket’ and ‘Wendy Quill’ were both illustrated by Wendy’s daughter, Mina May, who at the age of only twelve, became one of the youngest professional illustrators in the world. Here she is now, age fourteen, with four published books to her name:


Wendy and Mina May love talking about their books (and teaching children to draw) at schools and literary events. Here they are waiting to go on stage at the Cambridge Young People’s Film Festival:


Why not click on the videos below to find out more about ‘Wendy Quill’ and how Mina May and Wendy work together.

Or pop over to Mina May’s Gallery to see a few sample illustrations and her recent appearance on CBBC’s ‘Newsround’. And if you would like to find out about Wendy and Mina May’s availability for school visits and literary festivals, then please contact them via their agent: Felicity Trew – felicity@carolinesheldon.co.uk

Thanks for stopping by!


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