Henry Winterfeld (1901-1990) was born in Germany. He began writing for children in 1933, when he wrote Trouble at Timpetill to entertain his son, who was sick with scarlet fever. He went on to write a number of children's books, which have been published around the world.
For those of you who enjoyed the delightful and witty Detectives
in Togas: those seven irrepressible young detectives are back
again. . . . Glorious fun abounds on each page, making this a most
welcome sequel indeed.--Publishers Weekly