Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children of all ages, including critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! and the Daisy series. As well as winning the Red House Children's Book Award for Eat Your Peas, Billy's Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos, Kes was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK only a year after publishing his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex. Nikki Dyson studied for her Illustration degree in Swindon and since graduating in 2006 has illustrated books for children which include 1,000 Animals and 1,000 Things to Eat and Flip Flap Dogs. When she's not busy illustrating, Nikki enjoys reading and watching cartoons. If Nikki had a silly animal name, she would be a Curl-Tufted Doodle Bird. Nikki lives and works from her home in Swindon.