Emily Buchanan is an author and environmental activist from Thanet. She studied English Literature at the University of East Anglia, graduating with a first-class Creative Writing dissertation. She worked for Greenpeace as a Creative Campaigner before freelancing as a graphic designer and illustrator for non-profits. Notable campaign wins include the UK fracking ban, Shell abandoning its search for oil in the Arctic and most recently, the UN agreeing to protect 30% of the world's oceans by 2030. Emily wrote her first novel at twelve – a bedtime story for her little sister – and has been telling stories in one way or another ever since. She lives in Norwich with her pianist spouse and a brood of four-legged friends.