Author Profile - Alice Hemming

Author of: various books in the Reading Stars series.

Alice grew up in Colchester, went to university in Newcastle (BA Combined Hons) and then London (MSc Information Science). She has worked as a librarian, a website editor and an Outreach manager for a university. She enjoyed writing but never had any ideas for stories. When she had children of her own she suddenly had lots of ideas and her first picture book was published in 2013.

Now she works as a full-time writer in a proper writer’s shed at the top of the garden. She has had nine books published and has co-written several more. She loves visiting schools to share her work and run literacy workshops.

Alice lives in Hertford with her husband and two children, who continue to provide lots of inspiration. When she isn’t writing she enjoys drawing and yoga.