Laura Henry Allain MBE is an international award-winning early education specialist, writer and children's media creator. She is the creator and associate producer of the well-loved CBeebies characters JoJo and Gran Gran. She is also the vice-president of The British Association for Early Childhood Education, and is an educational consultant for several well-known brands as well as children's media, television and publishing, particularly in the areas of inclusion, racial equality and diversity. Onyinye Iwu is a Nigerian illustrator and author. She was born in Italy where she spent her childhood, then moved to the UK. Onyinye enjoys reading books and drawing patterns.