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Alan MacDonald Books & Biography


Alan MacDonald is the award-winning and bestselling author of over 80 books for young readers including the Lollies shortlisted Prince of Pants and the immensely popular Dirty Bertie series which has been translated into over 27 languages. Before becoming an author Alan worked with a travelling theatre company and trained as a drama teacher at Nottingham University. Alan lives in Nottingham.
Elissa Elwick is both a writer and children’s book illustrator. Elissa has written and illustrated the Little Adventurers series in collaboration with award-winning author/illustrator Philip Ardagh. Elissa has also written and illustrated her own children’s book, The Princess and the Sleep Stealer. Based in Cardiff, Elissa continues to write and/or illustrate for prominent publishers including Walker Books, Little Tiger Press, Usbourne, and of course, Barrington Stoke.

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