Teresa Heapy was a commissioning editor for Oxford University Press and Heinemann before becoming a children’s writer.

She is the author of the Very Little picture book series: Very Little Red Riding Hood (winner of Best Picture Books in the Oxfordshire Book Awards and the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards), Very Little Cinderella, Very Little Sleeping Beauty and Very Little Rapunzel, all illustrated by Sue Heap (Random House).

Teresa and Sue collaborated again on the counting storybook, Ten Cars and a Million Stars, published by Walker Books.

Teresa’s other picture books include The Marvellous Moon Map and The Spectacular City, both illustrated by David Litchfield and published by Penguin Random House, and Loved to Bits,illustrated by Katie Cleminoson and published by David Fickling Books.

Soothing bedtime story The Wonder Tree, illustrated by Izzy Burton, published most recently (Farshore):

Mummy!” shrieked Little Owl. Look! The leaves are all falling!”

As Little Owl’s mummy reassures him that his tree isn’t about to fall down, he learns all about why trees are the perfect homes for animals. Great for fans of Owl BabiesThe Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark and Can’t You Sleep, Little Bear?

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