With a background in teaching, H.J.Hurworth writes thoughtfully in rhyme to teach important morals to children. Sparking their imagination, curiosity and wonder, through her unique illustrations.

H.J.Hurworth began her career as an Early Years Teacher in the North of England. She always loved reading stories to the children that she taught and now it is her turn to create a magical story world .

When not writing or illustrating children’s books, H.J.Hurworth can be found being a Mum to her three young children in the South of England.

Born to Fly is H.J.Hurworth’s debut book, with many more books coming soon.

Join her on her exciting journey as Author & Illustrator, or Children’s Book Creator as she likes to describe herself, to engage and inspire young minds, develop their language skills and foster a life-long love of reading.

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What People Say

“Reading is the gateway for children that makes all other learning possible.”

— Barack Obama

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.”

Kate DiCamillo

“When I say to a parent, ‘read to a child’, I don’t want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate.”

Mem Fox

“From your parents, you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened, you discover you have wings.”

Helen Hayes

Play is worth understanding