Caro Ness was born in Kingston, Jamaica but returned to England with her family at an early age and has lived here ever since. All her working life she has been in the publishing industry as author’s agent, editor, rights director and author. Her second children’s book, THE OCEAN OF STORY, won the bi-annual Anne Izzard Award in the USA for an Outstanding Contribution to Storytelling. Her two books in Dorling Kindersley’s SECRETS OF… series have been translated into 19 languages and published in 21 countries. To date she has published, on both sides of the Atlantic, 3 adult non-fiction titles SECRETS OF ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE, SECRETS OF DREAMS and A SPACE FOR SILENCE/SPACES FOR SILENCE and four children’s books, LET’S GET A PUPPY, LET’S BE FRIENDS, THE OCEAN OF STORY and STAR SIGNS. She has also translated MOST AMAZING MAZES from Spanish for Liber Press and was instrumental in the publication of ISLAND IN THE SUN, by Harry Belafonte and Lloyd Burgess for A&C Black. As an agent, she sold all rights but book rights in the UK and USA for Roald Dahl, 3 children’s laureates and 2 Booker Prize winners and as an editor, she was personally responsible for the best-selling Feng Shui author in the world. She is now happily ensconced in Crystal Palace, London, in a beautiful home, with the love of her life…Anita-Clare Field.
In addition to writing this fiction/poetry/non-fiction blog, the pair of them are now working together on the blog that Anita created a year ago whilst lying in bed in agony with an external fixator attached to her arm to mend her broken bones. It is a hugely successful cookery blog called: