Melanie Mitchell lives in Powys in Wales. Her illustration style is beautifully colourful, soft and textured and is extremely child friendly. She has published novelty book series with Pinwheel and Campbell Books, most recently BABY BASKET and PEEKAPOPS. This is her first series of books for Bloomsbury, and we are delighted to welcome her to the list. Smriti Prasadam has written and devised numerous novelty book titles, including JINGLE JANGLE JUNGLE and MUDDLE FARM, both illustrated by Axel Scheffler. As Writer for BBC Children's Magazines, she originated a raft of stories for well known pre-school television characters. She now works for Bloomsbury as a commissioning editor.