Timothy Knapman is a children's writer, lyricist and playwright. His children's books have been translated into twelve languages and include the bestselling Mungo and the Picture Book Pirates and its sequels. His stories have been heard on CBeebies Bedtime Stories and Driver Dan's Story Train and he does lots of school visits and bookshop readings. Ashling Lindsay is an illustrator from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her first book, The Night Box (Egmont), written by Louise Greig published in June 2017, was nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Illustration award, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration. Irene Montano is an illustrator based in Palermo, Italy.