Peter Baynton is an animator, director and illustrator based in London. He is the Animation Director of the UK's Channel 4's new 2019 Christmas film, The Tiger Who Came To Tea, adapted from Judith Kerr's classic book. He has been directing short films, music videos and commercials for twelve years, picking up over 25 awards at film festivals around the world along the way. He has also worked as a storyboard artist on the BAFTA winning CBeebies show Sarah & Duck, and in 2017 was the 2D Animation Director for Paddington 2. Mark Pallis is a lifelong lover of language. He was originally a lawyer but switched to the creative sector and devised the award winning BBC TV drama Garrow's Law and served as Story Editor over its three series. Since then, Mark built up 15 years' experience in communication, branding and storytelling, including as Creative Director of a busy London ad agency, writing screenplays and episodes for the Daytime Emmy winning Tales of Peter Rabbit and sitting on the Executive Committee of the Children's Media Foundation. He is represented by the BKS Agency. His first children's book 'Crab and Whale' has been translated into five languages. He lives with his wife and two young children.
"""With this delightful little mouse, your child will soon be laughing and speaking some Polish without being overwhelmed. I'll be recommending it to anyone of Polish heritage as it's such an engaging way to learn."" Anna Kucewicz, PolishAtHeart.com""I love that I can introduce my kids to a new language without it feeling like homework."" Zoe Reynolds, UK""Let's read it again."" Noah, aged 4.5""The Fabulous Lost & Found is a fabulous bilingual story for anyone to enjoy and read in two languages. Mark Pallis is set to make our world a multilingual place where all languages are cherished. I highly recommend this book!"" Dr. Fabrice Jaumont, Author of The Bilingual Revolution. ""Utterly charming story, making use of children's natural approach to learning language"" Madalena Xanthopoulou, Founder, The Alma Collective. Expert on raising multilingual children.""A wonderful book to introduce a new language into the classroom. Lots to talk about and really captIvating illustratIons."" Rohan Plunkett, Deputy Head, Akiva Primary School."