Meet the team at Miles Kelly – see what they do at work and what helps them to relax after hours. With such a small, dedicated team, everyone feels very much part of the Miles Kelly family!
From an early age, Gerard has had a passion for books. It's his mission to get a top-quality children's book into the hands of every child – at an affordable price. He considers himself to be a Little Lebowski Urban Achiever with a penchant for Zen cycling.
During his 12 years at Miles Kelly, Richard has sold millions of books worldwide. Words he wouldn't use to describe himself are sophisticated, urbane and multi-lingual.
Responsible for UK trade and English language sales around the world, Andy manages multiple accounts from small museums to huge overseas bookshops. In his spare time, he likes skiing and hill-walking.
Rob deals with wholesalers, supermarkets and other promotional retailers. His favourite things include playing golf, cooking and dog walking.
Managing the Miles Kelly website, ebook stores and other digital outlets, Amanda is always coming up with ways to get our books in front of kids! Outside of work, she loves dog walking, reading books and watching tv series!
Ruth travels the world to sell book rights to publishers in other countries. Her favourite things include cycling and shoe shopping.
Sean negotiates book rights and organizes the bookfair stands. His favourite things include watching films and comedy gigs.
Surrounded by a sea of paper most days, Belinda oversees every book published. She's a complete dinosaur geek, and would love a pet T rex to keep at the office. As well as a dalmatian puppy or two!
Rosie works alongside Belinda to oversee the editorial team and the publishing list. She loves Bruce Springsteen, coffee and making to-do lists. And Saiga antelope.
Amy loves working on lots of different books. As well as being a bookworm, she enjoys street dance, watching TV crime dramas and eating lots of chocolate.
Fran enjoys researching and editing every day. Her favourite things include eating sushi, watching Criminal Minds and nature walks with her husband and son at the weekend.
Jo oversees all design work. She likes cooking, crafting and drinking fruity drinks with friends in her sunny garden.
Simon loves to think outside the box. He likes Southend United, Krautrock, peanuts and comics where no one wears tights or capes.
A brilliant illustrator and designer, Joe loves running, wine, crisps and camping with her family – not necessarily all at the same time!
Rob sees his job as rearranging pictures and words until they look amazing! He likes rock climbing, drawing and going to the cinema.
Every year, Steph and his team prepare thousands of pages to go to the printer. He's a cycle nut and commutes to work on his bike in all weather!
Jenni helps to prepare the final files for the printer. She likes live music and spending time at the beach with her family.
Lorraine makes sure important corrections are taken in for any reprint. She loves walking her Cocker Spaniel Paddy and loathes coriander.
Libbe negotiates fees with photo agencies and orders thousands of images for our books. In her spare time, she likes watching films and spending time with her family.
Anthony looks after the computer equipment and works on ebooks and apps. His hobbies include motorsports, gadgets, films and computer games.
Sally places the print orders, sourcing the highest-quality materials for our books. She's learning Italian and bee-keeping.
Responsible for the printing of our books, Liz manages the logistics of millions of books every year. She loves crafts, including knitting.
Caroline works closely with printers and clients, to ensure books are printed correctly. She loves travelling to other countries and drinking iced tea.
Pete processes enough numbers to make your brain hurt! His hobbies include watching cycling and captaining his local snooker team.
Julie is responsible for processing invoices. She likes spending time with her children and walking her German Shepherd Jessie.