Emily Hawkins

Emily Hawkins is a children's author who loves making complicated things easy to understand. She has written more than 40 books about all sorts of things, from cars, trains and ships to dinosaurs, magic tricks and mathematics. Her work has been featured on the New York Times bestseller list (Oceanology, 2009) as well as winning the Children's Travel Book of the Year Award (Atlas of Animal Adventures, 2016), and being shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award (Rainbow Fun, 2008). Emily holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and lives in Winchester with her young family.