Jean-Claude Lalumière was born in 1970 in Bordeaux. He first wrote radio fiction for Radio France. His novel Le Front russe (Le Dilettante), published in 2010, received a positive response from critics and readers. In Le Figaro Littéraire, Christian Authier counts him among “Antoine Blondin’s heirs” and a journalist from Marianne compares him to Alphonse Allais… He collaborates with the magazine Shnock. Cabane en péril ! is his first book for young readers.