Meet the Team: Publishing

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Harriet Brundle

Publishing

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Esio Trot - Roald Dahl

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I have passed exams in professional tap dancing.

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Hermione Granger... we have the same hair.

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Danielle Jones

Senior Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I know far too much about the Lord of the Rings films.

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Roald Dahl's Matilda

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Kirsty Holmes

Senior Editor

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Jolly Postman

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I am frightened of butterflies (which is silly, I know).

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Jo March from Little Women.

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Dan Scase

Senior Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Argos Catalogue

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I once interviewed Barry from Eastenders (Shaun Williamson).

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Alan Partridge

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Maddie Tyler

Senior Editor

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Making customers happy

Favourite Children's book?
The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

Favourite Children's book?
The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

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Drue Rintoul

Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Argos Catalogue

What's the best part of your day?
Chewing my morning cud and clopping off to work

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I once sold a woman a very nice dehumidifier on QVC.

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John Wood

Editor

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Making customers happy

Favourite Children's book?
The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

Favourite Children's book?
The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

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Danielle Rippengill

Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Beatrix Potter – The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
Obsessed with Disney!

What's the best part of your day?
Designing new Children's books!

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Robin Twiddy

Editor

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Twits, obviously!

What do you love to do outside of work?
Mysterious things... things shrouded in mystery... things!

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Bilbo Baggins (We have the same feet)

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Gareth Liddington

Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Anthony Horowitz - Alex Rider series

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I once had breakfast with Stephen Fry

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Master Chief

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Emilie Dufresne

Editor

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I'm named after author and illustrator, Elsa Bay Beskow.

What do you love to do outside of work?
Reading comic books and writing weird poetry

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Jasmine Pointer

Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Winnie the Pooh Collections

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
Kind of a crazy cat lady

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Cheshire Cat

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Billy Anthony

Editor

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Harry Potter

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
There is a 3rd crease on my finger that has no business being there.

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
I'd be me but with a nice hat.

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Amy Li

Designer

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Horrid Henry books and anything by Jacqueline Wilson.

What's the best part of your day?
Designing books and listening to a podcast.

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I can recite most of the Harry Potter movies by heart.

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Kelby Twyman

Marketing
Co-ordinator

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Edgar J Hyde - The Sold Souls

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I can do an impression of Kermit the Frog

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Mikey from the TV Series Recess