Award-winning author Anita Ganeri was born in India but grew up and went to school and university in England. She still retains a love of travelling. Anita spent many years working for publishers as an editor and foreign rights manager. Since then, she has written a staggering 300 plus books and is especially well know for the best-selling' Horrible Geography' series. The latest title in the series, PLANET IN PERIL, won the Blue Peter Book Award 2009 for the Best Book with Facts. Anita is also the author of the hit 2009 title, THE EXPLORERS' HANDBOOK: HOW TO BE THE BEST AROUND THE WORLD.