Rosemary Hayes has written over 40 books for children. Her first book, Race Against Time, was shortlisted for the Kathleen Fidler Award.
Several of her recent books are set in Australia where she lived and where her first child was born and Rosemary often returns there.
As well as writing stories, Rosemary runs creative writing workshops for both children and adults. She lives in a farmhouse in rural Cambridgeshire.
Her new book The Mark, about two teenagers on the run, will be released in June 2015.
Find out more about Rosemary on her website.