Kathryn White was born in Bradford-on-Avon, England, but grew up in the English Midlands. After leaving school, she traveled, working in London, Italy, and the Lake District, England, where she met her husband. She now lives in Wells with her husband and has five children. She loves writing for children as it keeps her in touch with a magical time and lets her talk directly to children through her writing.
Michael Terry was born in Folkestone and studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Folkestone Art School. He has since worked as a designer-typographer and has been a successful illustrator for over thirty years, recently illustrating many books for children. Michael lives and works by the coast in England with his partner, Lindsey, and three children.