Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s most popular children’s authors. She is best known for her best-selling collaborations with Axel Scheffler, which include the Smarties Gold Award-winning THE GRUFFALO (978-0-333-71093-7) and its sequel, 2005’s Best Children’s Book THE GRUFFALO’S CHILD (978-1-4050-2046-6). Julia is also much in demand for her brilliant children’s shows.
David Roberts has earned great acclaim for his distinctive illustrations, and his books have been sold in over 15 countries. His previous work includes collaborations with his sister Lynn on retellings of several classic fairy stories - their book LITTLE RED was shortlisted for the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal. In 2006 he won the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award for his line drawings in MOUSE NOSES ON TOAST. TYRANNOSAURUS DRIP is David’s first picture book for Macmillan.
Julia Donaldson is one of the UK''s best-loved children''s authors. Her award-winning collaborations with Axel Scheffler include the modern classic The Gruffalo and its irresistible sequel The Gruffalo''s Child. Julia also writes children''s plays and songs, and runs regular storytelling workshops. She lives in Glasgow with her husband, Malcolm, and their family.