Sally Symes trained as a designer and has worked as a paper engineer, before she started to write her own books. Nick and Sally have worked together on Something Beginning with Blue (9781406334630) and Yawn (9781406330823). She lives in Cuckfield, Sussex with her husband, two children and a dog called Mabel. Nick Sharratt is an award-winning and popular children's book artist, well known for illustrating the books of Jacqueline Wilson. He has written and illustrated many of his own books including What's in the Witch's Kitchen? (9781406322279); Dear Fairy Godmother (9781406325577); Dear Mother Goose (9781406318326) and The Foggy, Foggy Forest (9781406327847). Nick lives in Brighton, Sussex.