Mother-daughter duo, Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry, came up with the idea of the Tindims on seaside strolls in their home town of Hastings, and in cafes gazing out to sea. Sally is the Costa and Carnegie-winning author of Maggot Moon. Her books have sold over two million copies in many languages and won numerous prizes. Lydia is a British illustrator who graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2009. Her debut illustrated book, Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror, was published by Zephyr in 2019.
PRAISE FOR SALLY GARDNER & LYDIA CORRY: 'An idiosyncratic genius' The Times. 'Gardner remains the patron saint of the reluctant reader' Daily Telegraph. 'Sally Gardner can always surprise' Books for Keeps. 'Sally Gardner's tale unfolds with all the beautiful illogicality of a dream' Financial Times. 'Slightly older fairytale fans will relish Lydia Corry's delicious pictures' Guardian, on Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror. 'Combining eccentric characters, short chapters and lively illustrations, this delightful new series from a talented mother-daughter team is ideal for confident, independent readers. Full of joy and laughter, this quirky adventure also carries an important environmental message about waste, pollution and recycling' BookTrust.