Theresa Breslin started writing while working as a mobile librarian. Her work has been translated worldwide, is used extensively in schools and has been dramatised for television and radio. Theresa has won a variety of prestigious awards including the Carnegie Medal, Scottish Book Trust Best Book of the Decade Award and the Kathleen Fidler Award. Her titles for Barrington Stoke include the play version of Alligator, Prisoner in Alcatraz, Starship Rescue and Mutant. She lives in Glasgow.