About the Author
Martin Jenkins has written many groundbreaking non-fiction books for Walker: Can We Save the Tiger?, The Story of Money and Ape to name a few. He has won several awards for his writing including the 1998 TES Information Book of the Year Junior Award for The Emperor's Egg, and he is the reteller of Don Quixote and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver, both illustrated by Chris Riddell. Jonathan Swift's Gulliver won the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal. Martin lives in Cambridge.Tim Hopgood is a popular, stylish and award-winning author and illustrator whose books for children include Here Comes Frankie!, winner of the Booktrust Best Emerging Illustrator Award 2008, Wow! said the Owl, shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award 2009, Tip Tap Went the Crab, nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2010, and Big, nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014. Tim lives in Yorkshire.