Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. His many titles include Bad Bad Cats (Penguin), winner of the 1998 Signal Poetry Award and The Ring of Words (Faber) which was shortlisted for the BBC Blue Peter Book Award 2001. Roger's first book for Frances Lincoln was Until I Met Dudley. Holly Swain's previous titles include Tiger Hunt (Heinemann Primary), I'm the King (Ginn & Co), Baboushka and The Pied Piper (HarperCollins).
"Swain's illustrations are lively, stylish and full of fun and, like the words, reward repeated scrutiny. The facts are presented no less entertainingly than the fiction and the whole book is a delightful blend of information and whimsy." 'Book of the Week' The Sunday Times"