Anne Booth

Anne Booth writes highly acclaimed children's fiction and picture books and is known for the exceptional warmth and authenticity of her writing. Her picture books include Refuge, illustrated by Sam Usher, and Little Cloud, illustrated by Sarah Massini. She was inspired to write A Shelter for Sadness by the words of Etty Hillesum, a Jewish woman and victim of the Holocaust. This is Anne's first book for Templar.


David Litchfield is an award-winning illustrator and author. His work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books and on T-shirts, and he has exhibited his illustrations in the UK, Europe and America. David is the author/illustrator of several picture books including The Bear & the Piano, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. This is David's first book for Templar.