Lani Yamamoto studied psychology and comparative theology and worked as a film editor in Boston. She now lives in Reykjavik with her husband and two children.
Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, China, and trained to be a doctor in London. She had a distinguished career in medicine in the USA for many years. In 1997, she published her memoir, Falling Leaves, which was a worldwide best-seller and was translated into eighteen languages. Then she wrote Chinese Cinderella and a novel, Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society, for children. These also become international best-sellers. .....
John Yeoman is the author of A Drink of Water, which was the very first children's book Quentin Blake illustrated. Since then, Yeoman has teamed up with Quentin Blake on many other children's books.
Annemarie Young writes books for children and works with educational publishers. She has lived and travelled all over the world, from her original home in Australia to Southeast Asia and Europe, from Egypt to Edinburgh, and now lives in Cambridge. She has worked with over 100 children's authors and illustrators from all corners of the globe. She loves the whole process of publishing, and still finds it exciting to open the first copy of one of the books she has written or worked on.
Caroline Young is an Edinburgh-based writer and journalist who has written for national newspapers and women's magazines including Closer and The Daily Mail. Caroline studied English Literature and Film and TV Studies at Glasgow University, and in 2007 she gained a Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in Griffith University, Brisbane.