Jeanne Willis has had a successful career working in advertising
and as an author, writing over eighty picture books, poetry books,
television scripts and novels for children. Her teenage novel
Naked Without a Hat was shortlisted for the 2003 Whitbread
Children's Book Award and Dumb Creatures was longlisted for
the 2005 Carnegie Medal. Her other novels include the Goffins
series, Shamanka (9781844286492) and Grandad and John
(9781844288984); and her picture books include Little Big
Mouth (9781844288717), Mummy, Do You Love Me?
(9780744570847) and Never Too Little to Love
(9780744596502). She lives in north London, N14.
Lorna Freytag has travelled the world working as a children's photographer and, while doing so, discovering her passion for children's literature. She has written and illustrated a number of picture books; Wild Child was shortlisted for the 2013 Little Rebels Children's Book Award. Lorna now lives in the west of Scotland with two of her own wild children.