Jacqueline Wilson has sold over 25 million books in the UK alone and has been the most borrowed author in British libraries for the past four years. In a BBC poll of the UK's 200 most popular books, 14 were hers. She is the recipient of many awards. She lives in Kingston.
Vicky Ireland is one of the foremost practitioners of Children's Theatre in the UK, including 13 years running Polka Theatre (1989-2002
"A real theatrical treat... the audience of school parties fell quiet as mice and raptly attentive the second the lights went down" Scarborough Evening News