Elizabeth Kay works as a teacher as well as a professional writer and illustrator. She has published radio plays, short stories and poetry, and two novels for children-The Divide and Back to the Divide. The final book in the Divide trilogy, Jinx on the Divide, was published in the summer of 2005. In the story of thirteen-year-old Felix, The Divide provides a mixture of imagination and humor. While on vacation in Costa Rica, Felix, who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening heart disease, falls into a fantasy world. There, he meets a variety of fictional creatures who help him find a cure for his illness and help him get back home.
In the second title of the trilogy, Back to the Divide, Felix must save his parents from a dangerous curse. The evil Snakeweed freezes Felix"s parents in a curse that also endangers the Earth! Felix must work to free his parents and save the world.
Elizabeth Kay has two grown-up daughters and lives in Surrey, England.