Flame Tree Studio has created of hundreds of high quality, crafted illustrated books, calendars and journals, with an emphasis on visual exploration in the arts and in music. From Manga, to Gothic Fantasy, Guitar Chords to How to Play Piano, Flame Tree Studio covers a huge range of subjects. Philippa Semper is a medievalist at the University of Birmingham, where she lectures on Old and Middle English Literature and modern fantasy. She has published on texts from the Anglo-Saxon period to the twenty-first century, and is currently writing about Neil Gaiman and Lord Dunsany. She has been a speaker at Hay Festival and given papers and keynote lectures at a range of conferences on fantasy. She particularly enjoys introducing students to Beowulf, chivalric romance, and J.R.R. Tolkien.