Lennox Benson is a first-time author from London. He was born to a doctor and education consultant in Lagos, Nigeria, and migrated to London at the age of two. He was gifted many books and graphic novels from his parents and became a keen reader. At school, he excelled in art and creative writing and nurtured a dream to write a book of his own one day. After working with a number of mentors in the performing and creative arts, Lennox finally wrote The Biracial Butterfly as an educational tool for children to learn about mixed heritage and modern families.