RICHARD EDWARDS was born in Tonbridge, Kent, and has since lived in Italy, France and Spain. He has written over 20 picturebooks and books of poetry for children. WHEREABOUTS: Richard divides his time between Barcelona and Edinburgh. PREVIOUS TITLES: You're Safe Now, Waterdog and Calling All Toddlers (Orion), Whispers from a Wardrobe (Lutterworth Press), and Ten Tall Oaktrees (Red Fox). For Frances Lincoln Copy me, Copycub. SUSAN WINTER was born in South Africa and graduated from Natal University before becoming a social worker, first in South Africa and later in London. After the birth of her second child, she studied illustration at Chelsea School of Art, and began a new career as a freelance illustrator of children's books.