Little Bear

Jane Hissey's beautifully illustrated picture books have been loved by children around the world for over 25 years. Her first book, Old Bear, was proclaimed a new children's classic and since then Jane has gone on to write, and illustrate, over 20 more picture books.

Alongside the books, Jane has also written a 40 episode, model-animation television series of Old Bear Stories which has won many international awards, including a Bafta and a New York Film­ Festival Gold award.

Jane has three grown-up children; Owen, Alison and Ralph, and lives in East Sussex with her husband Ivan, who is also an illustrator.

Contacting Jane

If you would like to write to Jane, you can get in touch by emailing jane.hissey@salariya.com

Or you can follow Jane on Twitter @janehissey or find her on Facebook.

School visits

Jane arranges all her school visits through the agency Speaking of Books (contact Jan Powling: jan@speakingofbooks.co.uk Tel. 0208 858 6616)