Colin McNaughton has written and illustrated numerous picture books, including four volumes of verse, Wish You Were Here (And I Wasn't); There's an Awful Lot of Weirdos in Our Neighbourhood; Who's Been Sleeping in My Porridge? and Making Friends with Frankenstein, as well as Have You Seen Who's Just Moved in Next Door to Us? (Winner of the Kurt Maschler Award); Captain Abdul's Pirate School (Winner of the Young Telegraph Award for the best children's book campaign); Watch Out for the Giant-Killers! (shortlisted for the Earthworm Award); Here Come the Aliens! (shortlisted for both the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Sheffield Children's Book Award) and Who's That Banging on the Ceiling? Colin is married with two sons and lives in London.