Angela McAllister is the author of over eighty books for children and teens. Her books have won many awards, including the Red House Book Award for 'Yuck! That's Not a Monster!', the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for 'My Mum has X-Ray Vision' and the Hampshire Illustrated Book Award for 'Winter's Child'. Her picturebook, 'Leon and the Place Between' has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with numerous illustrators including Grahame Baker-Smith, Alex T. Smith, Margaret Chamberlain, Ross Collins, Susie Jenkin-Pearce, Nick Maland and Peter Bailey. Angela also writes as Lulu Frost. She lives in Hampshire.