Claire Freedman is the highly successful author of several picture books including Aliens Love Underpants and A Squabble and a Squawk for Simon and Schuster. She lives in Essex. Richard Smythe is making a splash in the book world with his first three books: Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep, Water Song, and Dozy Bear and the Secret of Sleep. He's been drawing since he was little, when he would deface his sister's homework. Since then he has received an MFA in illustration from the University of Hertfordshire. Richard lives in the United Kingdom. Visit him online at Richard-Smythe.co.uk.