Hollie Hughes is a talented new picture book author. Having three children of her own, she is perfectly tuned in to the reading habits and tastes of young children. The Famishing Vanishing Mahoosive Mammoth was Hollie's debut picture book and there'll be lots more to come. Hollie lives in Essex with her family. Deborah Allwright has become a star of the picture book world following the publication of the bestselling The Night Pirates. She has been shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Award, the Booktrust Awards, and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal three times. Deborah works in a studio in Islington, stopping only to attend designer clothes sales, and to do a spot of DJing at music festivals.