Annie Altamirano has a degree in English and an MA in ELT and Applied Linguistics. Author and co-author of courses for children and adolescents, online and digital content published by all major publishing houses, she is also a teacher trainer and consultant.
Fiona Beddall is an award-winning author who has been involved in EFL materials publishing for more than twenty years. She has written a wide range of primary and secondary courses, including Pearson's bestselling Our Discovery Island, and more than twenty graded readers. She has a language degree from the University of Cambridge and has taught children and adults in France, Spain and the UK.
Annette Flavel has a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Adelaide. She has taught English in Australia and EFL in the U.K., Japan, Mexico and the U.S.A. She has authored and co-authored a number of preschool, primary and secondary series for Mexico, Latin America, Turkey and the Middle East. Annette is keen to keep writing enjoyable ELT materials, teaching international students, and growing an amazing vegetable garden at her new home in South Carolina.
Tessa Lochowski is an EFL author who specialises in writing English learning materials for children. She has a Post Graduate Certificate of Education in Primary Years and started her career as a primary school teacher. She also has an RSA Diploma in TEFL and has taught English to both adults and children in Europe and the UK.
After teaching, Tessa worked for several years as an editor and publisher at Pearson English, commissioning and developing Primary EFL materials. She now works from her home in London on a freelance basis.
Jeanne Perrett has been working in the language teaching sector for over thirty-five years as a teacher, school owner, publisher and writer and is the author of many acclaimed pre-primary and primary EFL series.
She has trained teachers all over the world and frequently presented at professional conferences. Jeanne graduated from Sussex University with a degree in English Literature and has lived in Greece since 1981.
Apart from her professional experience, she draws a lot on the practical knowledge she has gained as the mother of four children and now as the grandmother of five.
Mark has been involved in English-language teaching for 18 years. He taught English in Spain for six years before moving into educational publishing. He has since worked on a number of successful primary school and secondary school English language courses, and he has delivered teacher training seminars in a number of countries. When he is not working at his desk, Mark can be found running in the mountains of northern Spain.
Mary has an MA in Psychology. She worked in schools after graduating and then moved to Spain where she studied for her CELTA qualification. She taught English to children of all ages over the the next six years before setting up and running an English language newspaper for southern Spain.
She returned to the UK where she became a Commissioning Editor at a major ELT publisher and became a freelance editor and writer three years later. She has worked on many of the biggest primary and pre-primary courses of the last eight years.