Monica Withrington was born and educated in South Africa. Although she trained as a teacher, she has told and written stories all her life, some of which have been published. She now lives with her English husband in the Midlands, where she enjoys the inspiration she receives from her three young granddaughters.
‘The Reluctant Shepherd’ is her first novel for children.
Tim will go to any lengths not to have to play the Middle Shepherd in the school nativity. When a mysterious Christmas card is delivered to his house, he finds not only a reason to go on stage but the solution to his many problems.