Val is a Yorkshire lass and very fond of sheep! This is Val's first storybook and she has plans for many more. Although most of her career has been in secretarial duties, she has been a 'sheep spotter' from the age of 2 years. Val enjoys walking the British Isles with her husband Graham and their gorgeous Border Collie dog Jack - Jack is featured in this sheepy tale. Four years ago Val created and successfully runs her sheepy business www.sheepdelight.com which sells sheep and Border Collie dog related quality gifts. Val has created her own brand of bath linens and fleece jackets from the 4 characters of her book Elsie, Grace, Cathy and Victoria - ewenique chenille embroidered badges for your enjoyment. Jack the dog has his own range too. Val loves the simple things in life - sheep, fresh air, freedom and mostly her family.