Meet the Team: Publishing

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Harriet Brundle

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

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

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

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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Madeline Tyler

What was/is your favourite children's book?
Miffy by Dick Bruna

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I've commuted enough miles in one year to travel the Equator

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
A hobbit. I'm always hungry and love to sleep.

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Drue Rintoul

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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Shalu Vallepur

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I love whistling!

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Gusgus from Cinderella

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John Wood

What was/is your favourite children's book?
The 1998 Christmas Edition of TVTimes magazine.

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I do not own a TV.

If you were a fictional character who would you be?
Was former British PM, Stanley Baldwin fictional? No? Oh.

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Danielle Rippengill

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

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

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

Tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I once beat a mate in Connect 4 with 5 in a row.

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

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Emilie Dufresne

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

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

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

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

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?
Space Dandy... He's a dandy guy... in space.