Teresa has worked in children’s publishing for 27 years. She’s an editor and an award-winning author, with 11 picture books and 80 educational books published.
Teresa worked in-house as a Commissioning Editor for Heinemann and Oxford University Press before going freelance, and now combines editorial work with writing picture books and books for young readers. As an editor, she has a reputation for a friendly approach with a rigorous attention to detail, working with authors such as Rod Hunt, Jo Nadin, Jamie Smart, Jeanne Willis, Nick Ward and Elen Caldecott.
She has also been the Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the University of Buckingham, giving writing tutorials to university students on a 1-to-1 basis.
Teresa loves visiting schools, libraries and festivals to inspire children to write their own stories. Her books have been translated into 15 languages, and her first picture book, Very Little Red Riding Hood, won the Oxfordshire Book Award and the Coventry Inspiration Book Award.