1) Born in Sydney, Australia and raised in England and Brunei, Tom Barber has always had a passion for writing and story-telling. It took him to Nottingham University, England, where he graduated in 2009 with a 2:1 BA Hons in English Studies. Post-graduation, Tom moved to New York City and completed the 2 Year Meisner Acting training programme at The William Esper Studio, furthering his love of acting and screen-writing.
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3) Tom Barber has had an extraordinarily varied career, having trained as a doctor and psychiatrist, he then worked in horticulture and conservation, running his own landscaping business. This led to gardening journalism, a regular column for the Independent, and eventually TV presenting on Channel 4's series Garden Party. He has three children of his own and naturally has now turned his hand to writing for children! Open Wide is his first picture book. Tom lives in Nottingham.
4) Tom Barber is a Director of the Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies and tutors in the certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses. He assists in both the curriculum development and running of courses. He has spent 16 years in full time practice as an Analytical and Cognitive Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist and Integrative Counselor.