Norbert Landa was born in Austria and has worked as a journalist, songwriter and playwright. In 1980 he began writing books for children and has now had over 120 books published. Norbert now lives with his wife in Germany. Storyteller Tim Warnes is based in the Dorset countryside in south west of England. A writer, illustrator and kid lit commentator, Tim's heart is to share his passion for kids' books. Despite being a grown-up, Tim will often read a picture book to himself at bedtime. He also enjoys playing the banjo and wearing fancy hats.