Addy Farmer

Picture Book Mentor

Addy is the author of the illustrated children's book Grandad's Bench published by Walker and picture book Siddharth and Rinki with Penguin. She was commissioned to write two Arts Council funded picture books which support charity work and education. In 2015, Addy won a Northern Writers Award for her children's novel, The Empty Girl. She is Chair of North Lincolnshire Children's Literacy Trust and a networks organiser for SCBWI Central North. Addy is a highly experienced primary teacher but now spends most of her non-writing time providing fun workshops in schools and outdoors. Addy mentors writers of picture books and illustrated young fiction.