Jane grew up in Harrow and did a BA in English Literature at Leeds University. She then did a P.G.C.E in Scarborough and spent many years working as a primary school teacher in London. She now lives in the East End of London and works for an academic organization.
Jane has always had a keen interest in children’s literature and has studied art, animation and illustration in her spare time. Her first book, Hattie The Bad, illustrated by Joe Berger was published by Puffin.