Isobel Finn has a BFA in Fine Art and Illustration from Parson's School of Design in Paris and a post-graduate qualification from the School of Visual Arts in New York. The Very Lazy Ladybird is her first children's book with Little Tiger Press. Isobel enjoys travelling, photography and wildlife. Jack Tickle likes painting in acrylic because when he spills coffee and food on his pictures, he can wipe them clean again! He likes to eat gingerbread men and chocolate biscuits while he paints and he listens to loud guitar music or Radio 4. Mr Tickle lives in South West England with his family and a large biscuit barrel.