David Roberts is one of the UK's foremost children's illustrators and has been shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for LITTLE RED, THE DUNDERHEADS and TINDER. David won a Gold Award in the Nestle Children's Book Prize for MOUSE NOSES ON TOAST in 2006. He has worked with acclaimed writers including Julia Donaldson, Sally Gardner and Julian Clary. David lives in Kennington, South London. Alan MacDonald dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition his fate was sealed. Alan has written over 80 children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. Alan also writes for TV.