Angela Morris was originally born in Burry Port in Carmarthenshire but moved up to North Wales in 1975 to teach in Primary schools and has been doing so ever since. She currently lives in Rhos, Wrexham. In 1999 she combined teaching with a degree in Childrens Illustration. Since then she has illustrated work for other people but Eat Up, Emlyn! is the first of her books to be published.