Kathryn Cave was born in Aldershot in Hampshire. She has three grown-up children and four grandchildren. Kathryn has written more than 20 children's books for all ages including Something Else.
Chris Riddell was a student of Raymond Briggs at Brighton. He now works in a range of different areas of illustration, including political cartoons. He has written and illustrated many children's books and has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and the Nestle Children's Book prize seven times.