Juanita was born and lives in Co Kildare. She has a Zoology degree and an MA in Media Studies. She has worked in RTE, on newspapers & magazines. This is her fourth book. ‘Ireland’s Mammals’ (2005); ‘Kildare’s Natural Heritage’ (2008), and ‘Put the Kettle On - the Irish love affair with tea’ (2013). She works as a researcher for natural history documentaries for TV and radio and is a Heritage Expert with the Heritage in Schools Scheme, visiting primary schools to teach wildlife education.