Kathleen and Linda lived and taught in London before marrying Singaporeans and settling here in 1969 and 1979 respectively. They both hold Master’s degrees in Child Development from the University of London and have a long involvement with education in Singapore. Linda was lecturing at the National Institute of Education for 31 years, while Kathleen was a free-lance teacher trainer working mainly with child care and kindergarten teachers. They share a love of writing for young children and have written curricula and language arts materials as well as reading, story and vocabulary books. They published many children books, including "Rhyming round Singapore", part of the "Rhyming round.." series.