Jeanne Willis has had a successful career working in advertising and as an author, writing over eighty picture books, poetry books, television scripts and novels for children. Her teenage novel Naked Without a Hat was shortlisted for the 2003 Whitbread Children's Book Award and Dumb Creatures was longlisted for the 2005 Carnegie Medal. Her other novels include the Goffins series, Shamanka (9781844286492) and Grandad and John (9781844288984); and her picture books include Little Big Mouth (9781844288717), Mummy, Do You Love Me? (9780744570847), Never Too Little to Love (9780744596502) and Mole's Sunrise (9781406337785). She lives in north London, N14. Jane Chapman, who does all her painting in her kitchen and has a seventy-year-old tortoise (which is now a family heirloom!), is also the illustrator of One Duck Stuck (9780744563443) and the non-fiction bestsellers The Emperor's Egg (9780744582215), Tigress (9781406312966) and One Tiny Turtle (9781406311983). She is a genius at Lego and lives and works in Dorset.