Joan Brickley – (Writer & Illustrater) Joan Brickley was born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool. Having trained as a teacher at Endsleigh College, Hull, in Yorkshire, she spent many years teaching primary school children during which time she spent twelve months at Liverpool University gaining an Advanced Diploma in Education.Amongst her hobbies are reading, painting and writing children’s stories. She now lives, with her husband, in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire.

Mary Gonzalez – (Writer) was born, and grew up, in Liverpool where she worked as a shorthand typist for the Ribble Bus Company.She met her husband whilst on holiday in Barcelona. It was a holiday romance that lasted for thirty-three years. Mary lived in Spain and taught English to students in Calella, Barcelona. Her hobbies are writing stories, reading and dancing. She now lives in Wigan and plans to carry on writing.

Joan Preston – (Editor)