Allan Ahlberg has published over one hundred books, including the classic, Greenaway-winning picture books, THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN and EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM, illustrated by his late wife, Janet. His poetry collection, HEARD IT IN THE PLAYGROUND,won the Signal Poetry Award. Allan lives in London. Fritz Wegner has been illustrating children's books for many years, as well as painting postage stamps, designing and teaching. He lives in London.