Ellie Wharton (Author) Ellie Wharton's career in children's books began in the rights department of a small London-based publisher, taking her to book fairs all over the world. Ellie went on to work at Egmont, publishing children's authors including Michael Morpurgo and Giles Andreae. She is the author of many children's books including Michael Recycle, following the trials and tribulations of a green superhero, which has sold over 200,000 copies worldwide. Dylan's Amazing Dinosaur series is one of many bestselling series and books created with writing partner Tamara Macfarlane. Tamara Macfarlane (Author) Tamara Macfarlane is the owner of the award winning Tales on Moon Lane Children's Bookshop, Moon Lane Education and Moon Lane Ink CIC. She has over 15 years' experience working with children and schools, and combines running the two bookshops with writing children's books. She currently has series with Hodder, Simon and Schuster, Troika Books and Puffin. Tamara has judged many high profile book awards (Costa, British Book Award, Muslim Young Writers Award) and has given talks at Bath, Oxford, Sharjah, Chengdu and Hay literary festivals. Whilst setting up Moon Lane Ink CIC in 2017, Tamara was mentored by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School's Social Ventures. She is part of a diversity steering group for Booktrust, and has contributed to the Booksellers Association's new diversity guide. Moon Lane Ink CIC is dedicated to raising equality in children's Books: equality of access, representation and roles in the publishing industry.
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