Camilla de la Bedoyere was a teacher for ten years before she became a full-time nonfiction author. She has written more than 250 books for children, covering a wide range of topics, from nature and science to maths and geography. Aleksei Bitskoff always loved to draw as a child, covering his exercise books in doodles. His illustration for the AOI's Transport For London competition was exhibited in the summer and his story Me and You gained 3rd place in the Macmillan Prize. He has also been highly commended in the Cheltenham Illustration Award.