Julia Donaldson is the internationally bestselling author of many popular books for children. Her Smarties-Prize-winning modern classic, The Gruffalo, has sold more than 13.5 million copies worldwide, and the Halloween favorite Room on the Broom is a perennial best seller. In addition to children's books, she has written many children's plays and songs and runs regular storytelling workshops. She was the Waterstones Children's Laureate from 2011-2013.
Sharon King-Chai grew up in Australia, and now lives in London. A talented illustrator and designer, she has worked on album covers, book covers, stationery, and three picture books. She has a passion for innovation, and her artwork and clever use of paper cutting encourage readers to think differently about the pages they hold in their hand.