M.M. Kaye was born in India and grew up there, later travelling with her soldier husband to many exciting and exotic countries. She now lives in Sussex.
"M.M. Kaye's brilliant, classic story" Bel Mooney - "This delightful fairytale is sure to please young romantics" School Library Journal - "M.M. Kaye proves herself a first-rate storyteller in the fairytale tradition Times Literary Supplement