Allan Ahlberg is one of Britain's most successful authors. With his late wife, Janet, he has produced such prize-winning titles as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and PEEPO. His poetry collection, HEARD IT IN THE PLAYGROUND, won the Signal Poetry Award. Allan lives in Leicestershire. Fritz Wegner was born in Vienna and works as a freelance illustrator and as a teacher. He has collaborated with Allan Ahlberg on many titles, including HEARD IT IN THE PLAYGROUND. He lives in London.