David Walker has been drawing and painting all of his life. He graduated from the University of Kansas and was Art Director at Hallmark cards in Kansas City before starting his own business. He now works on a variety of illustration projects, from children's books and greetings cards to fabric and scrapbook supplies, and all from his studio in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. David's life is a tangle of dogs, cats and kids, and his art is inspired by all the wonderful chaos that comes with them. David's first picture book for Macmillan, THE GREAT EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE (ISBN: 978-0-330-53800-8), published in 2012.
Michaela Morgan left her hometown of Manchester for a misspent youth in various exotic locations and now divides her time between Brighton, France and Rutland. As a teacher she worked with everyone from sticky infants to tattooed prisoners, but writes mostly for children. Michaela is always a popular speaker at various school events, festivals and conferences. Her first picture book for Macmillan was NEVER SHAKE A RATTLESNAKE (ISBN: 978-0-330-51229-9, illustrated by Nick Sharratt).