Katherine Pancol moved from Casablanca to France when she was five. She studied literature and initially became a French and Latin teacher, before turning to journalism. While working for Paris-Match and Cosmopolitan, she is noticed by an intuitive publisher who encourages her to begin writing. Her novel The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles has been a huge success in France and the rest of Europe where it has sold over 2.5 million copies. The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles has been translated into thirty-one languages. Katherine Pancol lives in Paris, France and updates her blog every week on her website http://www.katherine-pancol.com.