Rebecca Parkinson lives in Lancashire with her husband and two children. Since graduating from Nottingham University she has worked as a teacher, teacher adviser for science, university lecturer and course tutor. At present Rebecca teaches part-time in a primary school while pursuing her career in writing. She is the author of over 20 books. Rebecca is part of the leadership team at her local Free Methodist Church where, along with her husband, she runs the youth and children's work, and has also been involved in projects working with teachers in local schools and youth clubs in other counties. In her spare time she enjoys sport, especially badminton and kayaking.