About the Author
Dawn McNiff worked as a bereavement counsellor, a copywriter, a teaching assistant and a children's bookseller before enrolling on Bath Spa University's MA course in Writing for Young People. She is the author of three middle-grade novels, How Not to Be Weird, Little Celeste and Worry Magic, and the author of one picture book, Mummy's Little Monster, illustrated by Kate Willis-Crowley. Born by the sea in Sussex, Dawn now lives in Gloucestershire. Find her online at dawnmcniff.com and on Twitter as @DawnMcNiff. Patricia Metola is an illustrator from Madrid, Spain. After studying Graphic Design, she spent several years working as an art director before focussing on her own illustration. Since then, she has illustrated more than fifteen books and her art has been displayed internationally, at the ABC Museum, the Madrid National Library and the Itabashi Art Museum of Japan. Love From Alfie McPoonst will be her first picture book in English. Find her online at patriciametola.blogspot.com.es and on Instagram as @patriciametola.