Rachel Bright (Author)
Rachel Bright is a wordsmith, illustrator and professional thinker of happy thoughts. She has written several books for children, including Love Monster, The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could - winner of the Evening Standard Oscar's Book Prize and the Sainsbury's Book Award. Her books have been translated into 40 languages and have sold over 2 million copies worldwide. She is also the creator of award-winning stationery and homewares range, The Brightside. Rachel lives on a farm near the seaside, with her partner and their two young daughters.
Chris Chatterton (Illustrator)
Chris Chatterton began his career in graphic design and animation, working on a variety of projects including Dr Who and CBBC's The Dumping Ground. Chris' passion for illustration then led him to pursue a career as a freelance artist, illustrating a number of children's books including Ten Minutes to Bed, Little Unicorn and Supermarket Gremlins. Originally from County Durham, Chris now lives and works in the basement studio of his house in Newcastle Upon Tyne.