Laila has a long history in books, starting in bookshops in Australia in the early 90s before making the move into publishing whilst completing a business marketing degree. She worked in publicity, marketing, and ran a book wholesaling business before moving to the UK in 2005. Macmillan Children’s Books quickly snapped her up where she worked as a sales manager for five and a half years. She is currently a key account manager for Scholastic UK, specialising in the online and supermarket segments. You can contact her via LinkedIn.