Carol Ballard is an author of more than 50 non-fiction books. Specializing in informational books for children and teens, her focus is toward the 7 to 14 year old group.
After graduating from Leeds University in plant sciences, Ballard did post-graduate research and was awarded a PhD in Immunology. She has many years experience as a science teacher and co-ordinator and has written articles for teachers on various aspects of science teaching.
In addition to her writing, Carol works as a freelance consultant for publishers on educational and scientific matters. She also has her own business, Kite Books, which produces worksheets and teachers' resources.