Judith Nicholls is one of England's best-known children's poets in addition to being an author and compiler of over forty poetry anthologies. Mother of three and grandmother of four, she currently lives in Wiltshire, and runs school poetry workshops for teachers and students alike. She also compiled Someone I Like: Poems About People (2000). Beth Krommes considers her two daughters, Olivia and Marguerite, to be her biggest inspirations. Using an unusual process involving scratchboard carving, photo-copying and watercolour, Beth Krommes's Jush, vibrant style brings Mother Nature to life. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire.