About us

Small but mighty, b small is an award-winning specialist in creative and educational non-fiction, activity and language learning books, who create and publish children’s books for sale in the UK and around the world. We're on a mission to empower all readers with critical literacy skills, and help children make sense of the world around them!


Meet the team


Sam, Publisher

Responsible for most things, from commissioning new titles and supporting our sales agents to ordering stationery and doing the accounts, Sam lives and works in Twickenham with his partner Rudi.

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Vicky, Art director

When not walking her dog on the beach in West Sussex, Vicky is (very!) busy designing nearly all of the books on our list, briefing freelancers and even illustrating some (award-winning) books of her own.

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Cath, Founder

Operating 'at large', Cath advises Sam and Vicky on strategy and, between running around after grandchildren or helping at various charitable organisations, still writes and edits for b small.

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Naomi, Sales and Marketing Manager

Managing everything from social media and email newsletters through to publicity and the website, Naomi gets the word out about our books. Can be found with a permanent cup of coffee in hand! Naomi lives in Bristol. 








Beth CoxAuthor
Catherine BruzzoneAuthor and Translator
Clare BeatonAuthor and Illustrator
Grace CookeIllustrator
Kim HankinsonAuthor and Illustrator
Roman BelyaevAuthor and Illustrator
Rudi HaigAuthor
Sarah DennisIllustrator
Steve WeatherillIllustrator
Stu McLellanIllustrator
Vicky BarkerAuthor and Illustrator
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