Jen Green graduated from the University of Sussex with a Ph.D. in English. She has worked as an editor and manager in children's publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer. David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.