Stella Blackstone has written many bestselling titles for Barefoot Books, including the popular Bear and Cleo series, An Island in the Sun (1-84148-197-4), Secret Seahorse (9781-84148-876-3) and Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo? (9781-84148-216-1). Stella lives with her family in Somerset. Debbie Harter has participated in all kinds of artistic ventures, creating jewellery, textiles, ceramics, mirrors and candles. Now Debbie works primarily in book illustration, and with her bold and vibrant style, has created many of Barefoot Books' most successful titles, including Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon (9781905236473), The Animal Boogie (9781905236602) and the best-selling Bear series. Debbie currently lives in Penzance, Cornwall.