Carol Thompson is a prolific, award-winning author and illustrator of children's books and greetings cards. Carol was the runner-up in the Mother Goose Award in 1988 for Busy Baby's Day. Nicola Moon was born in Bristol, but lived for most of her childhood in Yorkshire. She loved reading and bedtime stories. After school she went to Bristol University and gained a BSc in microbiology. She has worked as a laboratory research assistant and a secondary school science teacher. Nicola's first picture book was published in 1994 and to date she has had over a dozen titles published, including SOMETHING SPECIAL and MY MOST FAVOURITE THING and for beginner readers, JJ RABBIT AND THE MONSTER.