Candy Gourlay grew up in the Philippines but now lives in England. Her first novel, Tall Story , has won many awards. She has a strong profile on social media and is a very popular visiting author at schools and book events. This is her first picture book. Candy Gourlay lives in North London.
Francesca Chessa has illustrated over 40 books with publishers all over the world, including Library Lily and Elliot's Arctic Surprise . She lives in Turin, Italy, where she runs art workshops for children and adults.