Antony Kamm was born in London and studied classics and English at
Oxford, where he also played cricket for the university and was president of
the university English Club. Since then he has been a publisher, and a
lecturer in publishing studies, and has written more than twenty books, for
children as well as adults, including ancient history, biography, and
literary studies, and has compiled several anthologies of verse and of
childhood reminiscences. He has two sons, and twin granddaughters. He and
his wife, a children's novelist, live in Scotland.