De Wet Hugo is a primary school teacher who has been working abroad for more than a decade – first at a British international school in Saudi Arabia, and now in China. He comes from a Boland wine farm, and currently calls Kleinmond his South African home. His best-selling series, Grilgrypers and Kiesjouavontuur, are extremely popular with young readers. De Wet’s books for older learners, Katastrofe and Catastrophe, appeared in 2022. He chats online with the WOW reading circles and gives tips on how to make reading fun.