Mary Hoffman is the UK author of well over a hundred published books, mainly for children and teenagers. Recently she has written two adult novels under the pseudonyms Kate Snow and Amy Lovell.
She is well known for picture books like Amazing Grace and its sequels and the YA sequence Stravaganza as well as historical fiction like The Falconer's Knot and information book like The Great Big Book of Families.
She has won a few prizes and her books have been translated into 30 languages. She lives in a converted barn near Oxford and has three grown-up daughters all working in the arts.