Georgie Adams was born in Tunbridge Wells, and grew up in Kent and Sussex. She was an editor for many years in the UK and Australia, was co-director of a small publishing company in London, before becoming a successful writer of children's books. She has written over 70 books, mostly for young children. Georgie is married to artist and printmaker, Tom Adams, has two daughters and three stepchildren, and lives in a rural part of North Cornwall, overlooking the Kensey Valley.
Her website is http://www.georgieadams.com/
Selina Young won the MACMILLAN PRIZE while studying at Cambridge and went on to illustrate numerous children's books, including collaborating with Georgie Adams on the bestselling A YEAR FULL OF STORIES. Selina died in 2006.