Emily Styles was born in Dubai and spent her childhood there. She now lives in Hertfordshire, England.
Julia Johnson - Author of The Cheetah's Tale, A Gift of the Sands, One Humpy Grumpy Camel, A is for Arabia, and The Pearl Diver. She first went to the Middle East in 1975, where she was swift to develop her skills as a scuba diver. She now divides her time between Dubai and an old watermill in Worcestershire. She is married with two children and a granddaughter and she enjoys writing and acting.