HELLO, I'M HEATHER
since I was a little girl I used to write stories and
drew pictures to go with them. I had a lot of hamsters
when I was 8 years old (because they kept having babies)
and they were all different colours and all had names.
father made them a beautiful home out of an old wardrobe.
I started drawing them, and then much later two mice
popped into my mind, and I wanted to tell their story.
I didn't know at first that they were called George and
Matilda, but they were.
became very real and had wonderful adventures, making
things, travelling, and saving themselves and their friends
from being caught by cats. They wanted to explore places
where no mouse had ever gone before. You can read about
their adventures in the 12 books I have so far written
about them, which are listed on the book
Mouse has just discovered the world of computers, and
has helped to make this website. He plans to use it to
interact with children himself (as no mouse has ever done
before) by helping them to make things, solve puzzles,
and above all have fun!
If you have ideas that you think he should know about,
please do e-mail him, because
he gets very excited when he checks his computer and finds
This is me when I was 9.
I was busy drawing and writing a lot at this time and
my ambition was to be an author and illustrator.