Tracey was born and grew up in industrial South Wales. She is a trained teacher and a mum of two daughters and now lives in a hidden valley in Gloucestershire with her husband and family, where she writes in a little cottage on a hill. A multi award-winning writer, Tracey has now published over 70 books, from picture books to young and older fiction. She has always had a passion for wonderful literature and began writing for children in 2006. Her books include Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble, The Little White Owl, and the Baddies, Beasties and a Sprinkling of Crumbs series for older readers. Tracey’s head is happily crammed with countless story ideas and she’s loving the adventures that her characters insist they share!