Paul Manship lives with his wife and three daughters in Rhiwderin Village near Newport. He is a primary school teacher and credits experiences in the classroom with providing inspiration for his stories. Just Imagine is his fourth novel for children. Paul Manship's previous 3 novels have been very well received. His debut Rewind was short listed for the Glen Dimplex Children's Book Award 2006, and his second The Cube was selected for the 2008 School Library Association's 'Boys into Books' Initiative. In 2010 Dear Mr Author won the Welsh Books Council's Tir na n-Og Award for the best English Language Book of the Year.