About the Author
Michael Rosen, MA, PhD, is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet (9781844285204) and Michael Rosen's Sad Book, illustrated by Quentin Blake (9780744598988). The presenter of Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4, he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997.Helen Oxenbury is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of our time. Among her countless books for children are Farmer Duck (9780744536607), winner of the Smarties Book Prize and the British Book Awards Illustrated Children's Book of the Year, and the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (9780744582673) by Lewis Carroll. Helen lives in north London.