About the Author
Chris Oxlade is the best-selling author of more than 150 non-fiction books for schools, libraries and the book trade. Much of his work has involved explaining technical subjects clearly for young readers.Anita Ganeri has written many books, including the award-winning Scholastic series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire. Anita is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and honorary Fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. In 2010 she was awarded the Tivy Education Medal for her "outstanding contribution to geographical education." Anita would have loved to have been an explorer, and always has a suitcase packed.Paulina Morgan works as an independent illustrator based in Santiago de Chile. She studied design before moving to Barcelona, Spain to obtain her master's degree in Art Direction. She worked in advertising before deciding to pursue her passion for illustration.Richard Hatwood is a primary teacher who trained at Bangor University. Having taught for over ten years, Richard is now a subject specialist in geography. He is also a curriculum consultant and provides school improvement services to schools across the United Kingdom, with a focus on developing high quality teaching and learning in geography.