Patricia has spent most of her adult life travelling the world. She has visited 111 countries including Tibet, Cuba, Morocco, India, China, Mongolia and Papua New Guinea. She has seen Central America, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the islands of the Indian and Pacific oceans; and travelled by boat, motorbike, sports car, bus, train, plane and on foot. She has ventured into the Sahara Desert, across the wilds of Alaska, onto mysterious Easter Island, and up the mighty Nile River… Patricia knows what adventure feels like. Along the way she has written more than 40 books for kids, young adults and adults.