John was born and brought up in northeast of England, though he's lived in London for the past twenty years. He has been a designer, visualiser and art director but now focuses on creating children's books. His first two picture books were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and he's also been shortlisted for the BBC Books-to-read-out-loud Awards.
Lorraine Kelly is a television presenter and journalist best known for her work at the ITV daytime station GMTV, which she helped launch in 1993 and for which she currently presents her own magazine show, LK Today. She writes weekly columns for The Sun and Scotland's Sunday Post, and is an agony aunt for Best magazine. She lives in Dundee with her husband and daughter.
Katrina Kenison is the author of Mitten Strings for God: Reflections for Mothers in a Hurry (Warner Books, 2000). She has appeared on Oprah and other shows and her writing has appeared in O, Real Simple, Family Circle, Redbook, Better Homes and Gardens, Health and others.
Edward M. Kennedy
Edward M. Kennedy has represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate for 47 years. In 2004, he began interviews at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia for an oral history project about his life. Since then, he has worked closely on this book with Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Powers, co-author of the bestseller Flags of Our Fathers and author of Mark Twain: A Life, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
A journalist for more than fifteen years and long-term sports presenter on ABC News Breakfast, Paul Kennedy's books include Storm Cloud - Melbourne Storm's Demise and Resurrection and Hell on the Way to Heaven, co-authored with Chrissie Foster. He has also written and directed a film, Drug Game, which was a 2008 Melbourne International Film Festival finalist. He lives in Melbourne. Follow him @paulwkennedy
Robyn Kienzle is Bert Kienzle's daughter-in-law. She is a teacher and she and her husband also run a trekking company which takes people along the Kokoda Track.Her husband works closely with the Australian War Memorial on the history of the Track and Papua New Guinea.
Joanne King Herring
Joanne Johnson King Herring Davis hosted The Joanne King Show on tv for 15 years. She served as honorary consul to both Pakistan and Morocco for 10 years, has been knighted by the King of Belgium and received the Quaid-e-Azam award, the highest honor given by the nation of Pakistan.
Martin Luther King
The editor, Clayborne Carson, Ph.D, is the author and editor of several books on the civil rights struggle in the United States. In 1985, Dr Carson was invited by the King family to direct the long-term project of editing and publishing the papers of Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
James Knight has worked in network television, independent documentaries and is a bestselling author. He has written twelve non-fiction books, with topics including cricket, travel, mountaineering, and human-interest biographies. He wrote THE DRAGON'S JOURNEY, an incredible story about Vietnamese boat person Duy Long Nguyen; THE MAN FROM COOLIBAH, the bestselling biography of outback legend Milton Jones; and most recently worked with Sally Faulkner on ALL FOR MY CHILDREN. James lives in Sydney.
For the past twelve years Annette Kobak has reviewed regularly for the New York Times Book Review and the Times Literary Supplement, and for five years has presented the BBC Radio 4 series The Art of Travel.