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Three authors
A dinghy

Meet the authors

Nancy Rose is an independant publisher established in 2011 by sisters Anna and Lizzie. The company is named after their mum, Nancy. 

All three live in the Lake District, UK, which is the inspiration for Windy Waters.

Photo: Left and right: Sisters Lizzie and Anna, with mum Nancy centre. (Photo credit: Anna Jex)

Meet the illustrator

Christopher Murphy is a professional caricature artist and pianist.

He lives in Arnside, Cumbria, on the edge of the English Lake District.

(Photo credit: Christopher Murphy)

Man sketching
A crane


Use the contact form to get in touch. To buy the book visit the shop. For questions about delivery and returns, go to the shipping page.

Border Collie dog