Karen McCombie is the bestselling author of over 90 books for children and teenagers. Her most recent titles include the Carnegie
Medal nominated Little Bird Flies and the hugely popular series St Grizzle's School for Girls. Before becoming an author Karen
worked for teen magazines such as J-17 and Sugar, in roles as diverse as fashion editor, quiz writer and pet correspondent.
Originally from Scotland, she now lives in London with her family and assorted cats, who all give her inspiration for her
books, whether they like it or not.