AVRIL ROWLAND's is the author of many books for children. For Lion these include Tales from the Ark and its sequels, The Animals' Christmas and The Animals' Easter. Avril's hobbies include swimming, walking, theatre and steam railways. ROSSLYN MORAN is an experienced illustrator who now specialises in children's books. She has illustrated several titles for Barefoot Books and for Lion has worked on Tales from the Ark and its sequels, and The Animals' Christmas. She lives in Lancashire.