Julia Jarman has won the Stockport Schools' Book Award twice for her lively picture book texts. Julia used to be a teacher but was encouraged to start writing by her three children who asked for 'real characters like us'. When she became a grandmother, it provided the perfect inspiration for her picture book texts. Julia often visits schools and libraries where she enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for facts and fiction.
Lynne Chapman has illustrated over 25 children's books in the last ten years. She works from her home, a Victorian house on the edge of the Peak District National Park in England where she lives with her husband. In her spare time, Lynne writes and performs poetry with her group The Electric Tomatoes.