Primrose Arnander lived in the Middle East for twelve years. Whilst there, she helped to bring Andy Warhol to Kuwait and Stan Getz to Jeddah. She has traveled extensively throughout Arabia and now lives in London. Ashkhain Skipwith was born in Jaffa of Armenian parents, and brought up in Gaza. She later lived in Saudi Arabia for fourteen years. She now divides her time between London and Calgary, Canada. Kathryn Lamb is well known for her work in Private Eye and The Oldie, and has written and illustrated eight books on children and growing up, which have been translated into more than ten languages.