Author’s vampire/fairy books being launched at Hatfield’s Galleria shopping complex

PUBLISHED: 10:30 01 September 2016 | UPDATED: 10:33 01 September 2016

Harriet Muncaster

Harriet Muncaster

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Children’s book illustrator and author, Harriet Muncaster, 28, is launching ‘Isadora Moon’ her new series of books with a meet the author session at Waterstones in Hatfield’s Galleria.

Harriet MuncasterHarriet Muncaster

The launch is on Saturday, September 3, between 1pm and 2.30pm, and includes signing, reading and activities.Harriet, 26, has been drawing, writing and creating “for as long as I can remember”.

She has a degree in illustration from Norwich University of Arts and an MA in Children’s Book Illustration from Cambridge School of Art.

Harriet secured her first book deal just after she completed her MA. Isadora Moon is the first time she has published in the UK, although has published nine books in the United States.

She was brought up in Hitchin and now lives in Barton le Clay in north Hertfordshire.

Harriet MuncasterHarriet Muncaster

Harriet is inspired by “anything magical, fantastical and glittery”.

Isadora Moon is half vampire, half fairy.

Harriet’s “totally unique heroine has an out-of-this world family and each delightful funny story in the series is set in different situations where things don’t always go according to plan”.

The books, for the five to eight age group, are being published by Oxford University Press.

The series consists of four books being published now with another two coming out next year.

You can find out more about the author and her characters at her blog, http://victoriastitch.blogspot.co.uk/

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