Bronwen Ballard has a background in psychology and management consultancy. She worked in advertising before retraining in psychology at London Metropolitan University in her late twenties. She has an MA in Philosophy and Modern Languages, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, and is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and the Association for Coaching. For the past ten years, she has worked as a personal coach and organisational consultant in London, where she lives with her two daughters. Your Mind is Like the Sky is her first children's book.
Laura Carlin graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2004 and has lived and worked in London ever since. He picture books include The Iron Man , The Promise and King of the Skies , published by Walker Books, and A World Of Your Own , published by Phaidon Press. She is the illustrator of Your Mind is Like the Sky for Frances Lincoln Children's Books.