Annie Pietri was born in 1956. She lives near Paris where she works as a speech therapist. She discovered her passion for writing thanks to her young patients, to whom she used to read children’s stories. She has published some very successful puzzle books where the reader is the hero, which have become an essential tool for child re-education. Inspired by her great passion for Versailles and King Louis XIV, she wrote Les Orangers de Versailles in 2000, highly successful in France and abroad.