Sally Pomme Clayton is a pioneering storyteller and writer. As a storyteller she loves to bring fairytales, fragments of forgotten myths, folktales and epics to new life. She has published more than ten children's books, most recently The King with Dirty feet (Otter- Barry Books 2018). Find out more at: www.sallypommeclayton.com
Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif was born in Tehran in 1979 and is an award-winning illustrator whose work has been published worldwide. To illustrate The Phoenix of Persia , Amin has used his distinctive sgraffito technique (from the Italian word sgraffire which means `to scratch'), which involves scratching through a layer of still-wet paint to reveal what's underneath.