Nicola Davies is a zoologist and has produced and presented radio and TV programmes, including The Really Wild Show. She is the award-winning author of many successful titles for Walker Books, including the Nature Storybooks Ice Bear and White Owl, Barn Owl, non-fiction titles Poo, Gaia Warriors and the novel Home (shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award). Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. www.nicola-davies.com
Salvatore Rubbino is a rising new talent in the world of illustration. He was shortlisted for the Victoria and Albert Museum Illustration Awards for the brilliant illustrations in his picture book debut A Walk in New York. His latest picture book title, A Walk in London, is an ode to his home city. Salvatore lives in London, E15.