Karen Owen is a short story writer and journalist. The mother of
two small children, she also works as a teaching assistant in an
inner-city primary school. Karen lives in south London. Barroux
studied photography, art, sculpture and architecture in France at
the famous Ecole Estienne and Ecole Boule. He went on to work as an
art director in Paris and Montreal. Barroux illustrates by creating
linocut images and using vibrant colors and is now well known for
his illustrations for children's books.