Caitlin Matthews is a writer, singer and storyteller who lives in Oxford. Since childhood she has had a love of myths and legends and has written over twenty-five titles on Celtic and British mythology. She has written several titles for Barefoot.Olwyn Whelan gained a post-graduate diploma in illustration from Edinburgh College of Art. In addition to working as a cartoonist and illustrator for Scottish newspapers, she has lectured on art and design and worked as a graphic designer. Olwyn has illustrated several books for Barefoot.