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I'm Alice — author, editor and slightly obsessive reader of children's books. I've written more than 40 books for kids, about everything from art to outer space. I love creating fun, thoughtful books that make big ideas feel really exciting and easy to understand.

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New York Times
Without doubt, it is a very good thing that there are bright lights out there like Alice Harman, the book’s inventive writer.
– Frank Viva, The New York Times
Ruth Millington
Alice Harman cleverly invites children to look at art in different ways … Encouraging curiosity, she turns art history into an adventure.
– Ruth Millington, art historian and critic
Longlisted author for Best Book with Facts, for Who Do You Think You Are? (Wide Eyed, 2020, illustrated by Blok Magnaye)
– Blue Peter Book Awards 2021