About the Author

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Cottrill
Blurbarian Since September 2009
Name Elizabeth (Lizzie) Cottrill
Location Cheshire, UK
Gender Female
My Occupation granny! (retired art teacher and horticulturist)
My Bio I started writing poems for my two little grand-daughters and for my many great-nieces and nephews, all of whom love Tess, my young poodle. I am now working on a second book of poodle poems, and also "Poems for favourite Children". Other books published through Booksmart, and specifically intended for tiny children, are search-&-find books titled "Where's Tess?" and "Where's Tess now?"
When not looking after my grand-children or sitting at my lap-top, I am out in the fresh air, walking or gardening. One day, when I have more time, I intend to start painting again, but I have no idea when that will be!

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
I have a 2-year old poodle called Tess, who has already featured in three of my books : "Where's Tess?" a "search and find" book for small chidren, and " Where's Tess now?" These were written for my two little grand-daughters, who are 2 years old and18 months.
I have also written one book of poodle poems ("Poodle poems for poodle people"), which got a mention on Springwatch earlier this year. I am in the process of writing more poodle poems, and a book of poetry for children.