Emily Hawkins


About Emily Hawkins

Once a children's book editor, Emily Hawkins is now a full-time author. Her work has been featured on the New York Times bestseller list (Oceanology, 2009) as well as winning the Children's Travel Book of the Year Award (Atlas of Animal Adventures, 2016). Along with her background in children's non-fiction Emily has a strong interest in myth, folklore and storytelling. In 2020 she wrote A Natural History of Fairies, published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group, which has been translated into eleven languages. Emily holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and lives in Winchester, UK, with her young family.

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Emily  Hawkins and R. Fresson
Out now! Frozen Mountain by Emily Hawkins, illustrated by R. Fresson. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
1 month ago
Emily  Hawkins and Lucy Letherland
Out now! Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures by Emily Hawkins, illustrated by Lucy Letherland. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
1 year ago
Emily  Hawkins and Jessica Roux
Out now! A Natural History of Fairies by Emily Hawkins, illustrated by Jessica Roux. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Day for Water
Discover the creatures in the ocean in Atlas of Ocean Adventures by Emily Hawkins from Wide Eyed Editions
1 year ago
International Ask a Question Day
Why? Who? What? Atlas of Animal Adventures answers some questions. By Emily Hawkins and Lucy Letherland. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
1 year ago
World Maths Day
It's all about numbers today so why not teach your kids all about them with this book The School of Numbers . By Emily Hawkins, published by Wide Eyed Editions.
1 year ago
National Non-Fiction November
Non-fiction November! Discover something new, explore new places and learn new skills. The School of Numbers by Emily Hawkins from Wide Eyed Editions is a great non-fiction read!
2 years ago
S.T.E.M. - S.T.E.A.M. Day (US)
The School of Numbers is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago