Writer, author, animator, director,Candy Guard began her career with short animated films for Channel 4 - 'Alternative Fringe' (1988) 'Fatty Issues' (1988) 'Fantastic Person' (1990) and many others. She created, wrote and directed 20 episodes of the cult animated series for Channel 4 'Pond Life'. She had a long running strip cartoon in the Observer magazine called P.T.O and her first Novel "Just A LIttle Disco on an Open-Top Bus' was publlished by Penguin in 2006. Between 2012 and 20015 Macmillan published her series of books for 8 - 12 year olds 'Turning to Jelly', 'Jelly Has a Wobble' and 'Jelly Breaks the Mould.'