Meet the team

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.

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Anna

Founder & author

Author and founder of Skipp the Sailor books. Anna writes under the name Nancy Rose. Together with her sister, she brought the world of Windy Waters to life. She is currently working on a second book.

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Catherine

Web & Technical

Catherine takes care of all things technical. She designed the website and helps keep the shop running smoothly.

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Nancy

Namesake

The namesake for Nancy Rose. Nancy is also copyeditor of Skipp the Sailor books and merchandise.

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Chris

Illustrator

Illustrator for the first Skipp the Sailor book. Chris is a professional caricature artist and pianist based in Cumbria.

Anna

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)

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Woman sitting on a boat
A dinghy
Woman standing on a hill
A dinghy

Nancy

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)

A girl

Catherine

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)

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woman in car
A dinghy

About Nancy Rose

Three authors
A dinghy

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)

A girl