Author: Annabel Pitcher

Happy Birthday, Dog!

Annabel Pitcher has teamed up with Fabi Santiago for a series of picture books for Hodder, kick-starting with Happy Birthday, Dog! Fabi is the artist behind Tiger in a Tutu, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.

Stephen Fry narrates Pitcher’s ‘Searching For Treasure’ in The Book of Hopes

Along with Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Bailey Smith, Stephen Fry has lent his talent to The Book of Hopes, narrating a selection of stories and poems in the anthology, including Annabel Pitcher’s ‘Searching for Treasure’. Proceeds from the audio book are donated to NHS Charities Together.


Along with over one hundred children’s authors and illustrators, Pitcher has contributed to THE BOOK OF HOPES, an extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures to comfort, inspire and entertain children in lockdown. Edited by Katherine Rundell, the anthology is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters and cleaners, who worked so hard… Read more »


The Last Days of Archie Maxwell has been nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal. Many thanks to all the librarians who gave it their vote! MORE about Archie Maxwell: BLOG: ‘DIVERSITY BEGINS RIGHT HERE IN MY HOME‘ Q AND A WITH THIS NORTHERN GAL Q AND A WITH LOVEREADING4KIDS WATCH ANNABEL PITCHER READ: BOOKTRUST VIDEO FOR LGBT… Read more »