Holly Webb

Webb at Pangbourne Library Holly Webb (born 1976 in London) is a British children's writer. She studied Classics at Newnham College at Cambridge University, Byzantine and Medieval Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and then worked as an editor until 2005. She lives outside Reading with her husband Jon and her three children, Ash, Robin and William.

Her works have been translated into 31 different languages, including Russian and Polish. Her books are published by Scholastic, Stripes, Orchard and Nosy Crow.

According to ''Russia Beyond the Headlines'', she was one of the 10 most popular children's writers in Russia in 2016. 97 books by her with a total print run of 595,000 copies were published there that year.

In Kazakhstan, her book ''Maisie Hitchins and the Case of the Phantom Cat'' was the fifth best-selling book for teenagers of 2017.

She is also very popular in Poland. It was estimated that her ''Animal Stories'' series, targeted at girls aged 6–10, sold over 500,000 copies in that country up to February 2013. Provided by Wikipedia
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