Janetta Otter-Barry

Publisher - Otter-Barry Books Team

Janetta Otter-Barry began her publishing career with the distinguished Scottish publisher Blackie, moving on to be editorial director of the famous children’s imprint Methuen Children’s Books, where she was Dick Bruna’s editor. In 1988 she was invited to join Frances Lincoln, and played a key role in the setting up and development of the award-winning children’s list at Frances Lincoln Children's Books (FLCB), specialising in cultural diversity and inclusion, working with many of the top names in children’s books, and publishing the classic picture book Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015. From 2009-2015, Janetta ran her own  business, creating 20 titles a year exclusively for FLCB.

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