Jenny Butterworth was a prolific writer of comics from the 1950s to the 1970s. Her best known creations include the full page historical adventure strip "Wulf the Briton", originally illustrated by Ruggero Giovannini, in Express Weekly in 1956 (Ron Embleton took over as writer-artist in 1957) and "The Happy Days", drawn by Andrew J. Wilson, in Princess and Princess Tina (1960-73), and the daily newspaper strips Patti, drawn by Bob Hamilton, in the Daily Mirror from 1959 to 1961, and Tiffany Jones, drawn by Pat Tourret, in the Daily Sketch and Daily Mail from 1964 to 1977. She also wrote children's books, including Daisy (1976), The Bird Whistle (1977), The Cat Came Back (1978), The Summer Island (1980) and The House in the Woods (1984). Her husband Mike Butterworth was also a comics writer.