Laura James studied Film Studies at the University of Kent which led her to work on projects including Veronica Guerin and Slumdog Millionaire before signing herself up for Bath Spa’s MA in Writing for Young People. Laura lives in the West Country with her characterful dogs, Brian and Florence. Laura’s first book, Captain Pug will be published on May 5th by Bloomsbury UK. It will be the first book in the series, The Adventures of Pug. The series is illustrated by the amazingly talented Eglantine Ceulemans.