Emma Thomson

Children's Author/Illustrator

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Emma Thomson


Assistant: Emily Talbot
Assistant: Molly Jamieson


Emma Thomson works from a studio by the sea in Whitstable. She studied Graphic Design at Middlesex polytechnic and remained in London for 13 years where she created several enormously successful character brands; Fuzzy Teddy, Country Bunch and Felicity Wishes. In 2000 she launched her own licensing company and opened a shop as a showcase and fan base for all her character related merchandise.

Emma’s 137 published books are translated into 22 different languages and have sold in excess of 5 million copies.

Emma loves her two little girls, the burnt crispy bits from the edge of pie dishes and bumping into friends in unexpected places.

Latest Publication:

FELICITY WISHES (6th August 2009, Hodder Children's Books)

Fairy Godmother has invited Felicity Wishes and her friends to take part in a test to see if they're ready to start at The School of Nine Wishes. For most fairies it's a magical time, but Felicity soon realises that her dream of becoming a fully-fledged fairy may not come true as her tests go from bad to worse...

This is the untold story of how Felicity got her place at the School of Nine Wishes.