Kari Herbert's father, pioneering explorer Sir Wally Herbert, took her and her mother to live among the Polar Inuit on an island off Greenland when she was just ten months old. Today, Herbert is an acclaimed author, photographer, and speaker. Her work has appeared in such publications as the Sunday Times, theTelegraph, and the Guardian. Her first book, The Explorer's Daughter, was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. Herbert is the founding director of the independent publishing company Polarworld. She lives in Cornwall, England.