Alan Durant has written over 40 books for children of all ages - from pre-school to teenage. These include Goal! and the ever popular picture book, Football Fever. Alan frequently visits schools to perform, give talks and run workshops. He is passionate about reading, football and Manchester United! Tor Freeman studied illustration at Kingston University and this is her second book for Macmillan. Her first Ambrose Goes for Gold published earlier this year and marked her debut as an author/illustrator. Tor lives and works in London.