Amy Sparkes Amy Sparkes is the author of several picture books. She lives in Devon with her family and when she's not having adventures with her own children, she's running activities in schools, talking to children about writing. Visit Author's Website Books Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo! Author: Amy Sparkes Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Publisher: Red Fox Interest age: 3+ Reading age: 6+ Can our young hero take on a Monster Zoo full of naughty creatures - and survive to tell the tale? Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever. Author: Amy Sparkes Illustrator: Ben Cort Publisher: Harper Collins Interest age: 6-11 Reading age: 7+ The funny fictional debut from acclaimed picture book author Amy Sparkes, with comical illustrations by Ben Cort, features an endearing hero who is much better at making cupcakes than being a pirate! The Goodnight Star Author: Amy Sparkes Publisher: Red Fox Picture Books Interest age: 3-5 A glittering shooting star helps a little girl overcome her fears of the dark at bed time.