Teresa Heapy is a former commissioning editor for Oxford University Press turned children’s author. She has written the Very Little picture book series for young children which gives fairy tales a toddler twist. The first in the series, Very Little Red Riding Hood, has won Best Picture Book at both the Oxfordshire Children’s Book Awards and the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards. Teresa has also written a number of titles for the educational market. She lives in Oxford with her family and in her spare time plays the ukulele and does comedy improvisation.
She is currently working on the next title in the Very Little series – Very Little Rapunzel – which will be published in June 2017. The Marvellous Moon Map, illustrated by David Litchfield, will be published in September 2017 by Penguin Random House Children’s Books and its sequel, Mouse and Bear in the City, is in development.