Liz Kessler

LizKesslerLiz Kessler was first published in 2003. The Tail of Emily Windsnap was the first of a series of five books for 8 – 12 year olds about a half-mermaid girl, which have now sold around three million copies worldwide and been published in over twenty five countries. She has also written a series about a girl called Philippa Fisher and her fairy godsister.

More recently, Liz has written two books for a slightly older age group (10-14) which each deal with different types of time travel. Liz also has a new series for early readers, Poppy the Pirate Dog, inspired by her dalmatian. Liz lives in Cornwall where her inspiration and most of her hobbies come from the sea.

Her website can be found at

She also has a Facebook page where she regularly shares information about her writing, her inspiration and her dog. You can find her on Facebook at