Dianne Chantry is a writer and author of Don't put a Squirrel down your Jacket, Jack. Dianne is a qualified nurse and has a degree in public health nursing. She writes stories for children as a way of relaxing and to amuse and delight her readers. She has an interest in adventure and has always sought unusual accommodation for family holidays, which has not always lived up to expectations. When not working or writing, she enjoys cooking and making a mess in the kitchen and considers herself to be one of the better bakers in Lincolnshire.
Jack loves animals, birds and nature. He lives in the countryside and rides his bicycle every day to school. One day, on his ride home from school, his love of animals and his passion to help them results in him making a decision that causes trouble for the whole family. Jack's older teenage sister often finds Jack annoying, but during this time of crisis, shows how much she cares and the whole family pull together to put right the situation, even Meggie the schnauzer manages to help. Who would have thought that something in the loft would have a role in solving the problem that Jack's love of animals happened to create?