Anita Ganeri is the author of the award-winning series Horrible Geography. She resides in West Yorkshire, England with her family. She was born in Calcutta, India she now lives in Pune  and her family emigrated to Europe. She attended primary and secondary school in England, and graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in French/German and Indian Studies. Anita has spent many years working for publishers both as an editor and a foreign rights manager. She then began researching for her Horrible Geography books. In total, she has written over 300 books.