Daren King spends his days as a professional magician and finds time in-between shows to write books for children. He won the Nestle Children's Book Prize and was short-listed for the Peter Book Award in 2010. Gill Guile was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire and always knew she'd be an artist. Since gaining a First at Birmingham Art College she has been scribbling away designing postage stamps, greeting cards and over 400 children's books and has been published in 22 languages. In her spare time Gill loves playing tennis and socialising with family and friends.