Cathy Lawday started working in TEFL in 1976. She has taught in Sweden, Malaysia, and Britain. Cathy has been a full-time writer since 1989, and specialises in materials for young learners.

She is the author of You and Me 1-2, Get Set, Go! 1-3, I-Spy 3-4, and co-author of Winners 1-3. She has also written primary video material for Wizadora, Top Show 1, and Top Show 2, and co-written activity books for the Fairy Tales video series, all published by Oxford University Press.