Lauren O'Hara

The Bandit Queen
  • The Bandit Queen

  • "O Bandit Queen!" the bandits cried.
    "Little horror! Poison weed!
    We'll give you everything a queen could ever need..."

    The bandits give their queen treasure, tigers, mischief and mayhem. But sometimes a little girl needs something more...

    A beautiful book about finding family in unexpected places, from the creators of Hortense and the Shadow.

RELEASED 19/09/2019

Natalia and Lauren are two sisters from the North of England. In the daytime they edit scripts and design sets, and at night they draw and write together. As children they loved fairytales, animal fables and the stories their Polish grandmother told on snowy nights. Hortense and the Shadow is their first picture book.