Carrie Hope Fletcher (Author) Carrie Hope Fletcher is an actress, singer and vlogger. Carrie has starred in a number of shows on London's West End and on national theatre tours. She has written several books for adults and has had numerous number one bestsellers. Carrie's first book for children, Into the Spotlight, is inspired by Noel Streatfeild's beloved novel, Ballet Shoes, and has been endorsed by the Streatfeild estate. Carrie lives just outside London with her boyfriend, Oliver, her tuxedo cat, Edgar and numerous fictional friends that she keeps on bookshelves, just in case.