Childhood authors aways hold a special place in our heart. We even tend to idolise them. In this list we look at ten of the best and uncover some little known facts. Can you guess which author you love was bi-sexual? How about the author who fled from the office when anyone visited? We even look at hatred on the set of Mary Poppins! May your love of your favourite authors be enhanced—or dashed—by reading this list.