Heather Maisner is author of over 35 children’s books, including several award-winning titles, translated into 10 languages.
Her books range from picture books to books for fluent readers and teenagers. Many titles are ideal for reluctant young readers, combining fiction with fact, and games with information. Her latest book published by Hachette Children’s Books to tie in with the centenary of the Russian Revolution is 20th Century Russia: Century of Upheaval.
Heather is also author and publisher of Dinosaur Douglas Books – a fun way to explore health-related subjects for Early Years children. Titles cover oral health, vitamin D and obesity, using rhyming texts and zany illustrations by artist Alex Godwin, with input from paediatric consultants at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.
Dinosaur Douglas Books are finalists for the Early Years Excellence Awards 2017.
The British Dental Journal stated:
Dinosaur Douglas and the Beastly Bugs, “is definitely the best children’s book we have read about the importance of brushing your teeth.” (British Dental Journal 10 March 2017)
Heather has worked as an editor and commissioning editor at various adult and children’s publishing houses, is a translator from French, Spanish and Russian, and teaches creative writing to children.