Author and editor who created the plots of the New York Times bestselling Warriors books. The books, divided into several miniseries, were ghostwritten by a team of authors.
She once listed her favorite Warriors characters as Ravenpaw, Cloudtail, and Brambleclaw.
She collaborated with Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, and Tui Sutherland on the Warriors series; the writers worked under the pseudonym of Erin Hunter.
After graduating from the University of Oxford and working as an English teacher, she was hired as an editor for Working Partners.
She was raised on an English farm. She began reading and writing when she was just two years old.