Margaret Bateson-Hill is both an author and a storyteller. Having grown up in Blackpool, studied English and Drama at Hull University, she now lives in Brixton, South London, one of the crossroads of the world and an ideal place from which to journey into the world of story.
She has published both picture and fiction books, including the prizewinning Masha and the Firebird and the Dragon Racer trilogy. Her books have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Dutch, Danish, Korean and Polish.
She is currently writing a middle grade fantasy, with a talking cat and a girl called Bluebird.
She has appeared at many festivals around the UK.
As a storyteller she has worked in a variety of settings including Buckingham Palace, the V&A, the British Museum and is a resident storyteller for the Horniman Museum and Tall Tales Big Moves.
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