Keilly Swift

Keilly Swift is Managing Editor at award-winning children's newspaper, First News, which has more than two million readers each week. Having worked in children's publishing for nearly 20 years, primarily on educational and factual titles, Keilly hopes that her work will inspire young people to engage with the world around them and make a really positive difference.

Keilly is also the author of another DK book, How to Make a Better World, which published in March 2020, and the rhyming picture book, The Tigon and the Liger, which celebrates diversity and encourages young readers to love the skin they're in. The book was adapted for the stage by Chickenshed Theatre at Easter 2019 and will be performed in New York in May 2020.