Pat Alexander is co-founder and former editorial director of Lion Publishing. She is also the compiler and author of many books ranging from the best-selling Lion Handbook to the Bible to The Lion First Bible. Pat lives in Oxford where she is actively involved in local church and community life. Su Box, author and compiler of many children's books for a range of publishers. For Lion these include You Are Very Special, The First Rainbow and The Lion Book of First Prayers. Leon Baxter was a life-long illustrator. He said he enjoyed working on children's titles because: 'there's a part of me that's never grown up'. Leon died in 2001.