Alan Brown writes for children of all ages. His picture books include titles like Hoot and Holler and I Am A Dog. For older children, there is his Arthurian novel Sword and Sorcery, as well as a book about the Tolpuddle Martyrs and their transportation to Australia called Tolpuddle Boy. Alan lives in Derbyshire, where he works on creative writing with children and adults in writing groups, schools and libraries. alanjamesbrown.com
Barbara Vagnozzi lives near Bologna in Italy. Her work has been published around the world. This is her second book for Bloomsbury; her first books was Busy Day.