Swapna Haddow is the award-winning author of the Dave Pigeon books. 'Dave Pigeon' was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards 2016, winner of the North Somerset Teacher's Book Award Read Aloud Category 2016, winner of the Surrey Libraries Children's Book Award 2017 and a Fantastic Book Awards 2018 winner.
She loves writing about boisterous animals and madcap adventures and is currently working with Faber & Faber, Stripes Publishing, Macmillan, Oxford University Press and Scholastic.
Swapna also writes under the pseudonym 'Swapna Reddy'.
Swapna lives in New Zealand with her husband, son and their dog, Archie. When she's not writing she is usually reading, dreaming about living on a boat or eating Jaffa Cakes.