David Wood is Wood is a leading writer and director of plays and musicals for children. His most famous story, The Gingerbread Man, has been performed all over the world. Tom Percival studied graphic design in South Wales. His illustration career has seen him design Halloween merchandise for a major supermarket, create the character 'Hector' for an Aardman-animated road safety campaign and produce cover art for a number of successful children's fiction series, including 'Skulduggery Pleasant'. He lives in Bristol with his girlfriend, their baby son and next door's cat.