The authors

Ann Rignall has a B.A. Honours degree in Geography and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education from London University. She has taught Geography, Religious Education and Social Studies and has been responsible for careers guidance in a London comprehensive school.

She has travelled widely in India, Australasia and the Pacific. Whilst working in India, she was asked by a school to help develop a course encouraging the application of moral values in taking responsibility and initiative. This resulted in the publication of the book The Way Ahead.

She was editor of Polestar, a bi-monthly paper written for people concerned for education and family life.

Joy Weeks was formerly the Education Programme Director at the Westminster Theatre in London responsible for their popular schools' programme, A Day of London Theatre. This offered pupils not only an insight into the art and techniques of theatre but the opportunity to consider the relationships and social and moral issues dramatised in the current production.

Trained at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama she taught Drama, Religious Education and English in secondary schools in London and the Midlands. Following this she went to India where she co-authored The Way Ahead with Ann Rignall.

The interest in this work resulted in invitations to the authors to share their experiences and convictions with educators in many parts of the world and finally to their being asked to write The Other 3Rs.

The illustrators

Margaret Noble studied art at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design. She is a freelance illustrator and her work has appeared in several children's books and newspapers. She has also written and illustrated The Donkey's Tale, a cartoon book which has been published in seven languages.

William Cameron-Johnson trained in graphic design and illustration in London. He is an experienced stage designer, has illustrated children's books and created educational audio-visual material on the history of theatre and most recently a video, Wilberforce and the anti-slavery campaigners in England. He died in July 2000.