Wendy Meddour writes and illustrates award-winning children’s books. Her debut, A Hen in the Wardrobe, was shortlisted for the ‘Branford Boase Award for Outstanding First Novel,’ and she has gone onto publish fifteen children’s books that have been translated into over twenty languages.

Wendy wrote the internationally best-selling Wendy Quill Series, illustrated by her daughter (Mina May, then aged only 9), but she has become best known for tackling difficult subjects with ‘warmth and sensitivity’, as shown in her latest picture book, Lubna and Pebble a poignant response to the refugee crisis (illustrated by Daniel Egneus). Other books coming out this year include: Stefano the Squid and Tibble and Grandpa.

If you wish to contact Wendy about school visits, literary festivals, future projects or interviews, please contact her via her agent: Felicity Trew –felicity@carolinesheldon.co.uk or on twitter: @wendymeddour