Michael Rosen, MA, PhD is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Winner of the Smarties Book Prize), Little Rabbit Foo-Foo and This Is Our House. He has written many books of poetry and is the presenter of Poems by Post on the BBC World Service and Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. Paul Howard graduated from Leicester Polytechnic with a first-class Honours Degree in Graphics. His books for Walker include the picture books Rosie's Fishing Trip; John Joe and the Big Hen; Mockingbird; A year in the City (Winner of the 'Primary English' Book Award) and The Bravest Ever Bear.