The author: Sally Grindley is the author of over 30 books for children and has an astounding four or her books short-listed for the Smarties prize. Her previous books for Blomsbury include 'Who is It?'. Sally lives in Gloucestershire. The illustrator: Neal Layton is an astounding talent in children's illustration. His first picture book was 'The Photo' and his second for Bloomsbury, 'Rover', with Michael Rosen has been an astounding success worldwide. He is a talent to watch as he has been selected by none other than Quentin Blake, the Children's Laureate to appear in a nationwide travelling exhibition called 'A Baker's Dozen' which is Quentin's selection of the finest talent in children's illustration today. Neal lives in Glasgow, Scotland.