Rikin Parekh studied art at the Camberwell College of Arts and the University of Westminster. Fly Tiger Fly is his first picture book for children. He is also the illustrator of Iguana Boy Saves the World With a Triple Cheese Pizza, written by James Bishop, and its sequel Iguana Boy Saves the World In 30 Seconds or Less. Rikin also works part time as a Teaching Assistant in primary schools, and has previously worked as a film production illustrator. He lives in north west London.