Rachael had many successful years in advertising but is now a full time writer and mother. She lives in London with her husband and two daughters who are a constant source of inspiration for her children's books. Liz Pichon studied graphic design at Middlesex Polytechnic and Camberwell School of Art in London. She won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Red House Children's Book Award and the Waterstone's Prize. Liz Pichon is a firm favourite with children around the world. She is the creator of The Brilliant Tom Gates and Dave. She is the creator of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates.