By the time she hit her teens, Susie Bower had lived in 8 houses
and attended 7 schools. This theme continued in her working life:
she's been a teacher, a tour-guide, a typist, a workshop
facilitator, a PA and a painter. She formerly wrote and directed TV
programmes for children at the BBC and Channel 4, for which she won
a BAFTA Award, and she currently writes audio scripts. School for
Nobodies and The Three Impossibles are also available from Pushkin
Children's. Susie lives in Bristol.
Francesca Gambatesa is an exciting new talent in illustration. She is the illustrator of picture book The Sacconejolys and the Great Cat-Nap (Egmont) by YouTube sensations the Saconnejolys, as well as picture books for Egmont, Penguin Random House, Pearson and Usborne. Francesca was born in Beirut, and lived and worked in Istanbul and Rome before she moved to London. She originally trained in animation, trying many different styles and media, before becoming an illustrator.
Hilarious... everything a picture book should be * Picture Book Snob *