Mira Benson-Leighs is an early childhood educator with over a decade’s experience in teaching and working with children and infants. A voracious reader, she is continually looking for opportunities to share her passion for books with the very young. She has a wealth of knowledge in the field of Germanic and Scandinavian fairy tales and mythology.

Mads Karlsson is trained at a postgraduate level in both curatorial studies and cultural materials conservation. Having previously worked with the Scottish Children’s Library and Norwegian Book Museum, the collection and curation of children’s books is his key area of expertise.