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Janey Louise Jones - Author

About the Author

Janey Jones is a full-time writer and mother of three. She was born in Edinburgh but grew up by the seaside just outside the city.
She read English at Edinburgh University specializing in the Victorian novel.
Following this she became a teacher - a career that she absolutely adored - and then, with her husband, set up The Jelly Club, which has become an extremely successful chain of children's activity centres in Scotland.
Her childhood dream of writing about her alter ego, Princess Poppy, was realised through self-publishing in 2005. The hugely popular Princess Poppy series has sold over three million copies to date and has been translated into several languages.

Janey lives by the sea with her sons, husband and Buddy the golden labrador. She loves beaches and shells, fairies, crafts, Victorian novels and cinema trips with her family.

A quick fire quiz with Janey:

Describe your books in one sentence? The Flower Fairies meet Thunderbirds

Favourite character in your book? Rose – she’s gentle

Favourite sentence or line in your book? Fairies from the Blossom Tree/Superskills galore have we! (From the song)

As an author/illustrator whom would you like to be compared to? As an author, Shirley Hughes or Mairi Hedderwick

Describe yourself in three words? Imaginative, kind, feminine

Favourite character from a book? Anne of Greengables

If you weren’t an author/illustrator, you would be… a cook

Favourite place/setting to read a book? Shaded corner of a scented garden

If you could have a fairy super power what would it be? To spread peace across the world

Favourite colour? pink

Favourite flower? poppy

Favourite animal? dog

Featured books by Janey Louise Jones

Other books by Janey Louise Jones

Princess Poppy Fantastic, no Plastic

Princess Poppy Fantastic, no Plastic

Author: Janey Louise Jones, Rachel Lawston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

When Poppy is invited to a beach party by cousin Daisy in Camomile Cove, she has to help clean up the beach first. There is so much plastic refuse. Meanwhile, her puppy Sidney chokes on a discarded bag. Poppy joins the campaign to rid the planet of one use plastic waste and comes up with an enterprising idea. Poppy is her usual energetic and passionate self as she realises everyone can do a little bit to make a big difference.

Princess Poppy Please, please save the bees

Princess Poppy Please, please save the bees

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

The Snow Fairy

The Snow Fairy

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

No, Billy, don't play with that! When the little badger loses the Snow Fairy's crown ahead of Ice Ball, it's up to the Superfairies to save the day.

The Copper Queen

The Copper Queen

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

Basil, where are you? The Superfairies have to rescue the bear cub before the arrival of the Copper Queen and her masked dance!

Superfairies Pack C of 2

Superfairies Pack C of 2

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

The Superfairies of Peaseblossom Woods use teamwork to rescue animals in distress, bringing together their unique superskills, petal power, and lots of love.

Princess Poppy: The Royal Parade

Princess Poppy: The Royal Parade

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: eBook Release Date: 04/01/2018

A brand-new story in the best-selling Princess Poppy series, with a right royal theme perfect for the Jubilee!Princess Poppy is so excited! It's the annual dress-up parade and this year the theme is royalty. She can't wait to get her glad rags on. But there's a lot to do before the fun can begin and everyone must muck in - including Poppy. The trouble is she keeps getting distracted . . . Find out whether everything will be ready in time for the parade to go ahead. With royal fancy dress, the Honeypot Hill Olympics and a super street party, this Poppy book is absolutely bursting with perfect princess fun.

Farrah the Shy Fawn

Farrah the Shy Fawn

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2016

Are you sure that's safe, Farrah? A shy fawn has found a magical plant she thinks will make her beautiful, but the Superfairies know it can make her sick! Can they find her deep in the forest?

Sonny the Daring Squirrel

Sonny the Daring Squirrel

Author: Janey Louise Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2016

Stop, Sonny! A young squirrel thinks jumping from a tall oak tree will impress the bigger boys, but he's just jumping into danger! He needs the help of the Superfairies.

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