Kate Forsyth lives in Sydney with her husband Greg, their three children Benjamin, Timothy and Eleanor, a little black cat called Shadow and thousands of books. She has wanted to be a writer for as long as she can remember and has certainly been writing stories from the time she learnt to hold a pen. Kate also writes for young adults and early readers. She has worked as a journalist and magazine editor and is an internationally published poet and writer of general fiction under the name Kate Humphrey. Kate's books have been published in Germany, Russia, Italy, Japan, the USA and the UK.