Janet has been writing stories for as long as she can remember, and is the author of A Small Kindness, the story of Tom the cat. She studied art and design for a career in teaching, later studying psychology. Janet loves the natural world and appreciates the wildlife, flowers, ponds and trees that are all around us. She paints colourful pictures inspired by nature, creating a place where her animal characters can have everyday experiences, both happy and sad. She hopes readers will enjoy discovering the characters within this book.