Fiona Waters

Fiona Waters is renowned in the world of children’s books for her passion, enthusiasm, and encyclopedic knowledge of children’s literature. She has published more than eighty titles, and her work has been translated into many different languages all over the world. In 2006 she won the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award for her anthology “Why Does My Mum Always Iron a Crease in My Jeans?” Born and raised in Edinburgh, Fiona Waters now lives in the South of England with thousands of books and several very discerning cats.

Books in order of publication (a partial list):

Golden Apples: Poems for Children – 1988

Super Structures – 1997 Fairy Tales from Far and Wide – 1999

The Emperor And The Nightingale – 2000

Five-Minute Stories – 2000

Don’t Panic – 2004

The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights – 2004

The Princess and the Rainbow Coat – 2005

Why Does My Mum Always Iron A Crease In My Jeans? – 2006

Don’t Kiss the Frog!: Princess Stories with Attitude – 2007

Over Vales and Hills: The Illustrated Poetry of the Natural World – 2010

Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year – 2018

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! An animal poem for every day of the year – 2020

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