Keith Purkiss is a children's author and entrepreneur who grew up in Cumbria, where he still lives with his wife and daughter. After he left school, Keith attended Durham University but left to run a business and won the 'Get Up and Go' award for business people under the age of 21 and has remained in business ever since. Writing has featured in Keith's life for many years. He wrote his first novel at the age of 11. Keith's dream is to continue to write many more stories in the future.