Amber Castle has always loved fairy tales and the legends of Guinevere and King Arthur. She's also a keen horse rider, and when she tried archery for the first time a few years ago, she found it so much fun she now does it every week! Mary Hall was born in Essex. She studied architecture at Bath University and become an architect before turning her hand to children's book illustrating. Mary has worked on books and magazines and has now been illustrating for over 15 years.