Philip Parker is a professional historian specialising in the ancient world.
Dr Martin Parsons is director of PGCE Secondary at the University of Reading. He has established a centre for evacuee studies at the university and has lectured on the topic at the Imperial War Museum and abroad. He has lived with his family in Southend Bradfield for a number fo years and is actively involved in village activities.
About the author: Kevin Pettman is a versatile and passionate editor and writer with 15 years experience of market-leading national consumer interest titles, ranging from weekly and monthly magazines to books, annuals, special projects and partworks.
Luisa Plaja writes fiction about teenagers and relationships. She has a passion for books, and edits the teen book blog Chicklish, as well as helping to run book clubs in libraries.
Kate Purdie has written many non-fiction titles for children.