Martin Waddell is the Hans Christian Andersen Medal winner 2004 and two-time Smarties Prize winner. Among his many books for children are the Little Bear and Farmer Duck series. Martin lives in Newcastle in County Down.
Martin Chatterton has written twenty children's books for a variety of age ranges and has illustrated more than eighty books for many other writers, including Roger McGough, Tony Bradman, Jon Blake, Tony Mitton and Michael Rosen. Now a full-time writer and illustrator, Martin has previously spent time as a graphic designer and a lecturer.