Vanessa Reilly is a teacher, author and teacher trainer. She has an M.A. in English Language Teaching specializing in very young learners. She currently runs courses for Primary teachers all over Spain and regularly trains Primary school teachers from around the world. She has been teaching children for almost 20 years and teaches at two primary schools in Seville, Spain.

Vanessa is co-author of the Oxford University Press Teacher Resource Books, Very Young Learners and Writing with children. She is also the author of the Primary course books Cool! Zap A and B, Big Surprise!, Learn With Us and a pre-Primary course called Cookie and friends, which was winner of the British Council Innovation Award 2005.