Dan Metcalf is a writer of children's fiction from Devon. He is the author of The Lottie Lipton Adventures from Bloomsbury and the lead writer of the Maisie Mae books from Little, Brown (under the pen name Poppy Harper). He performs inspirational school visits and runs StoryWorld, a literacy promotion organisation which teaches creative writing in the community and arranges creative networking sessions. There is also an associated blog and occasional podcast at www.storyworld.org.uk. Dan was born and raised in Torquay, Devon. He enjoys films, walks, gardening, reading and of course, writing. He lives with his wife, two sons, two cats and a lifelong addiction to reading.

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