Lynne Reid Banks

Lynne Reid Banks is a best-selling author for children and adults. Her classic children,s novel 'The Indian in the Cupboard, has sold nearly six million copies worldwide. She was born in London in 1929 and worked as an actress, writer and TV news reporter. Lynne has written thirty books: her first, 'The L-Shaped Room,, was published in 1960. She now lives in Dorset, where she continues to write. Lynne says that writing for children comes much more easily than writing for adults.