Rebecca Lewis-Oakes

Children's Author

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Rebecca is a versatile children’s author living in London. She grew up in Oxford, Belfast and Cheshire, returning to Oxford for university where she studied Classics. Having worked as an editor in publishing for over ten years before going freelance, Rebecca has written and ghostwritten a number of young fiction, joke books and activity books. Her first non-fiction title under her own name will be published in June 2022.

Rebecca co-writes The Naughtiest Unicorn series with Liz Bankes, as one half of ‘Pip Bird’, illustrated by David O’Connell. The series is translated into eight languages, has a Bronze Medal in the Made for Mums Awards 2020 and was shortlisted for the Alligator’s Mouth Award 2020 for young illustrated fiction.