Before writing her first novel, Chris Higgins taught English and Drama for many years in secondary schools and worked at the Minack open-air theatre on the cliffs near Lands End. She now writes full time and is the author of ten books for children and teenagers. Chris is married with four daughters. She loves to travel and has lived and worked in Australia as well as hitchhiking to Istanbul and across the Serengeti Plain. Born and brought up in South Wales, she now lives in the far west of Cornwall with her husband.