Gervase Phinn is the bestselling adult author of The Other Side of the Dale, Over Hill and Dale, Head Over Heels in the Dale and Up and Down in the Dale, all of which have been top ten bestsellers. He has sold over half a million copies in paperback in the UK to date. His children’s titles have also sold well over 100 thousand copies. He is a real enthusiast, regularly promoting children's books. Gervase lives in Doncaster.