Jonny Zucker was a teacher and writer who worked in radio, played in several bands, and dabbled in stand-up comedy. He composed music for a theater in education company and ran his own publishing company in London.Jonny is the author of over thirty books for adults, teenagers, and children. These include the Venus Spring books for Piccadilly Press and the Max Flash for Stripes. He also wrote the Festival Time! series, Dan and the Mudman, Striker Boy and Striker Boy Kicks Out for Frances Lincoln.