Neil Gaiman - author, scriptwriter and creator of graphic novels - is British and lives in the USA. He is the only writer to have won the Newbery and Carnegie Medals for the same title - The Graveyard Book. His diverse catalogue of books includes Stardust (now a major feature film); the bestselling novel for young readers, Coraline (now a major 3D-animated film); and the picture book, The Wolves in the Walls, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. He is also the only writer to have written an episode of Doctor Who and to have featured in an episode of The Simpsons as himself. http://www.gaimanbooks.co.uk/ Adam Rex grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and now lives with his wife in Tucson. His first picture book, The Dirty Cowboy by Amy Timberlake, was published in 2003. His picture book, Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich - a collection of stories about monsters and their problems - was a New York Times Bestseller. He has also written books for teenagers and adults including Fat Vampire and The True Meaning of Smekday. Adam received the Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist in 2005.