Author of more than 100 books whose very first was called Becky's Terrible Term, the first of what would become her Triplets series. Her 100th book was titled The Truffle Mouse.
She previously worked as an editor at Scholastic Children's Books, working in lesser positions for the company beginning at the age of 15.
Her Animal Stories series, which began with Lost in the Snow, is published in the US as Pet Rescue Adventures.
She and her husband Jon have children named Tom, Robin and William.
She and Jacqueline Wilson are both British children's authors.