Since graduating from the University of Oxford with a degree in English, Nick Pierce has worked in television production and publishing. He is also a writer, specializing in history and information titles for children. Illustrator Alan Brown started his career from his love of comic books. He studied advertising illustration in Newcastle and this lead to a 13-year career in illustration and design. All of Alan's artwork is created with his faithful Wacom tablet in Photoshop from sketch to finished article.