DIANNE HOFMEYR grew up on the tip of southern Africa. Her acclaimed picture books include The Magic Bojabi Tree, which was nominated for the 2014 Kate Greenaway Award and Zeraffa Giraffa, which is on The Sunday Times' Top 100 Children's Classics list. Dianne Hofmeyr lives in west London.
CAROL THOMPSON has written and illustrated more than 60 books for children and her work has been translated into over 20 languages. Carol is an IBBY UK committee member. She lives in Leicester.