Elli Woollard is an exciting talent on the picture books scene. Her snappy rhymes, catchy rhythms and witty stories are sure to make her a huge success. Elli's stories include The Giant of Jum, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories and The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight for Macmillan, as well as the young fiction series Swashbuckle Li. Briony May Smith grew up in Sandhurst in Berkshire, playing in the garden with her younger brother and sister. She studied Illustration at Falmouth University and was Highly Commended for the Macmillan Children's book prize in 2013 and 2014. She now lives in Devon, where her work day mainly consists of drawing fairies, interrupted only when her dog, Finbar, demands his walk. Briony's work is inspired by fairy tales and folklore and life in the country.