Emily Neville was born in Manchester, Connecticut, and now lives in New York City. After receiving her A.B. degree from Bryn Mawr College, she worked as a copy-girl for the New York Daily New and the New York Mirror. Since then she has written many stories about children. It’s Like This, Cat is her first published novel for young people.
Mrs. Neville is married to a newspaper-man and is the mother of five children, aged six to eighteen.