• Abie  Longstaff

    Abie Longstaff

    Agent : Julia Churchill

    Abie Longstaff is the eldest of six children and grew up in Australia, Hong Kong and France. She loves anything magical – secret doors, fairy rings, hidden worlds, fairy tales – and grew up reading books filled with portals, flying carpets and mysteries.

    She has written nearly 50 books for children (picture book to middle grade) including The Fairytale Hairdresser, The Magic Potions Shop and The Trapdoor Mysteries as well as a wide range of educational titles. The Fairytale Hairdresser was adapted into the television series Sunny Day, which was broadcast around the world on Nickelodeon.

    Abie regularly appears at literary festivals and in schools. She gives mentoring and manuscript advice and sits on the Management Committee of the Society of Authors. Abie lives with her family by the sea in in Hove.