Editor-turned-author Kay Woodward has written many successful books for children including her novel Jane Airhead, the Flower Fairies series and Magical World series. She's also written film and TV tie-ins including The Golden Compass, Happy Feet, Robin Hood and Shoebox Zoo, plus non-fiction titles and joke books. Jo de Ruiter was born in Grimsby. She has a Masters in Design from the University of Lincoln, specialising in illustration and has won the 'illustrate it' competition. She now live in Bath with my lovely husband, and when not drawing, painting or collecting picture books, we are off exploring the world's curiosities - and eating yummy food.