Betty G. Birney worked at Disneyland and the Disney Studios, has written many children's television shows and is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling The World According to Humphrey, which won the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club Award, as well as a further nine books in the According to Humphrey series, and eight books in the Humphrey's Tiny Tales series. Her work has won many awards, including an Emmy and three Humanitas Prizes. She lives in America with her husband.
MATT PHELAN's many books include Very Hairy Bear by Alice Schertle and The Storm in the Barn, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award. He lives in Philadelphia. www.mattphelan.com