Steve Smallman lives in Staffordshire with his wife and the two youngest of his four children. He has been illustrating books for over thirty years, and writing his own stories for the past five. Steve won the Sheffield Children's Book Award in 2009 with Smelly Peter - The Great Pea Eater. Highly commended in the Macmillan prize 2011, Emma began her career as an author and Illustrator whilst still studying Illustration at Falmouth University. She now paints, draws, collages, designs, doodles, splatters and sketches for a living from her studio at home, and loves ever minute of it! In her spare time Emma loves to eat Jaffa Cakes, craves pets and suppresses a desire to spend her entire income on colouring pencils.