Hilary currently works as a Freelance Producer for the BBC having worked as a Researcher at Yorkshire television for six years and prior to that at TV-am in London. Hilary is the author of many children's books and also writes features on educational matters for a range of newspapers and magazines. Hilary is married with two young daughters. Nick graduated from St Martin's School of Art in 1984 and has been working as an illustrator ever since. His work encompasses books for babies through to books for early teens and he has produced around 150 books to date. He is perhaps best-known for his illustrations for the multi-million selling author Jacqueline Wilson, but as well as this, he writes his own picture books and collaborates with various reputed picture book writers, on books such as PANTS and EAT YOUR PEAS.Recent awards include the Children's Book Award, Sheffield Children's Book Award, The Stockport Schools Award, the Experian Big Three Award. He has also been nominated for the 2003 Kate Greenaway Prize.