Authors and Illustrators
We are proud to boast that Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops books and other resources are written by top and award-winning authors and artists.
Series creators of Oxford Reading Tree, Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta
Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta have developed a winning formula for Oxford Reading Tree so that Biff, Chip and Kipper stories captivate both children and adults alike.
Roderick Hunt writes all his stories to make sure something interesting happens in every one, no matter how short. This paired with Alex Brychta’s detailed illustrations ensure that children enjoy every story. Observant readers will find plenty of visual jokes and details guaranteed to delight – adults will find even more!
Julia Donaldson – best-selling author of 'The Gruffalo' and Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds
Julia Donaldson was born and raised in North London. She wrote songs for children's television for many years, and during this time one of her songs became the best-selling book 'A Squash and a Squeeze'.
This marked the beginning of her hugely successful career writing children's books - including the much-loved story 'The Gruffalo'.
Find out more about Julia Donaldson, the author of our popular Songbirds Phonics decodable stories, by visiting her Oxford Reading Tree page.
With great authors such as...
...and many more, we are frankly proud of the high-calibre of those that are the heart and soul of Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops.
All Oxford Reading Tree and TreeTops materials are written to an extremely high-standard and benefit from the expertise of classroom teachers and literacy consultants.