Lee Weatherly is the award-winning author of CHILD X and several other novels for older children. In addition to her own writing, Lee runs writing workshops for children and adults, and is a frequent visitor to schools and libraries where she enjoys talking to children about her work. Originally from Arkansas, USA, she now lives in the UK with her husband. This is Lee's first picture book. Nathan Reed graduated from Salmouth College of Art in 2000. He has illustrated children's books for Puffin and HarperCollins as well as for Macmillan and Campbell Books. Nathan lives in London.