Andrew Taylor was born in New Zealand and grew up in East Anglia. He studied English Literature at Sheffield and teaching at Cambridge. For the last ten years he has worked in teaching in England and abroad. He currently lives in Melbourne with his partner, their two dogs and numerous computer games. His first book, Meteorite Strike (Usborne) was shortlisted for the Waterstone’s children prize in 2010. Two successful sequels, Alien Storm and Enemy Invasions followed. His new book, The Adjustors, a chilling, brain-swipe novel is published in Summer 2012 by Usborne.