A. H. Benjamin was born in Algeria, where he studied Physics and Chemistry. He has written children's books since 1987 and has had several books published by Little Tiger Press. He is married with four children and now lives in Lincolnshire. Gwyneth Williamson was born in 1965 in Warrington, but has lived most of her life in Leeds. She studied illustration in Hull and has always enjoyed doodling, especially thinking up different characters. She now lives in Leeds with her husband, Tony, and two daughters, Alice and Carrie, who are big doodlers too.