Author Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have sold millions worldwide. He is the winner of the British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullaballoo, and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998. Reader Alan Davies started his working life as a stand-up comic but is best known for his TV roles including: Jonathan Creek, as a creator of magic tricks and amateur sleuth; The Brief, where he plays a barrister with a betting addiction; QI, BBC2's comedy panel game hosted by Stephen Fry; and from his Abbey National adverts of a few years ago.