Margaret Bateson-Hill

Margaret Bateson Hill

Margaret Bateson-Hill is the author of seven picture books, including Masha and the Firebird – winner of The English 4-11 Award Fiction Key stage 2. Autumn 2009 saw the publication of her second title for younger children, This Little Piggy went to Market. She is currently working on a retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears for Barefoot Books. In 2008 she published her first novel in the Dragon Racer Trilogy, First Flight – an adventure story set in Brixton, Blackpool and Brighton.(Long listed for the Brilliant Book Award.)The sequel, Legacy of Fire was published June 2011 and the final book The Silver Flame was published in November 2013. She has over fifteen years experience of working in primary schools as a visiting author. Along with fellow author Sam Hepburn, Margaret runs the after school Young Writers club at Dulwich Prep. She has been a member of the team behind ShoutSouth! 2013 , a creative writing festival for 9-13 years children at London South Bank University.