Besides being a writer of children's books, JODIE PARACHINI is a nonfiction editor who has worked in London, New York and Washington, DC. She has edited and produced titles such as 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up. She has two daughters and currently lives in North London. CAROLINE PEDLER grew up in Cornwall but moved to Portsmouth and Bath for 13 years before returning to her hometown in 2005. Her career started when she was commissioned by Hallmark Cards UK in 1997, and she has since gone from strength to strength. Caroline has illustrated with a variety of different children publishers, including QED, and her books can be found worldwide in over 10 languages.