is currently being honoured as the
UK Children''s Laureate, and has written many bestselling and
beloved picture books and novels for young readers. She lives in
Glasgow, Scotland, with her husband, Malcolm.
AXEL SCHEFFLER''s award-winning books include
Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, and
The Gruffalo. His illustrations have been published in
more than thirty countries. He lives in London, England.