Hiawyn's writings include children's books, poems, lyrics, libretto, animation scripts and travel stories. Her 100th book, SNOWBOY & THE LAST TREE STANDING was published in November 2017. She grew up in South Africa where she studied English and Drama at the University of Kwa Zulu Natal and afterwards became an advertising copywriter at J Walter Thompson in Johannesburg and Leo Burnett in London. Her books have been translated into many languages across the world. She's written libretti - words and lyrics - for THE VACKEES (published by Josef Weinberger) and THE MERMAID (published by Faber Music) with scores by Carl Davis and most recently the words and lyrics for a concert piece for orchestra, youth choir and actors about the Kindertransport movement of 1939, entitled LAST TRAIN TO TOMORROW. A small selection of her books is included here.
A selection of children's books