Karl Newson is an up and coming children's book writer and illustrator, living in London. He enjoys writing stories on a variety of topics, from quiet bedtime reads, to wild, imaginative, wondrous tales. The sometimes writer of short poems, Karl enjoys reading adventure stories, watching science fiction films, and listening to music from the 1960s. He loves to gaze at the stars and wonder why . . . and always gets his best ideas just before bed. Karl is the author of Here Comes the Sun, Fum, Little Grey's Birthday Surprise and A Bear is a Bear. Ross Collins was born in Glasgow, Scotland and studied illustration at the Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1994 and in the same year he won the Macmillan Children's Book Prize for the The Sea Hole. Since then he has gone on to illustrate over 100 books and has written several too.