Caryl Hart (Author)
Caryl is a full-time children's writer, who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! won two regional awards, and was shortlisted for a third. Her Princess series, illustrated by Sarah Warburton, has sold over 220,000 copies worldwide. She lives in Sheffield with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and a dog called Roo. As well as writing, Caryl loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafes.
Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)
Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of several books for Nosy Crow, including the bestselling When a Dragon Comes to Stay and I See the Moon.
She loves creating new characters, especially if they can be based loosely/wholly on her shaggy lurcher, Basil.
She lives in York with her partner, Al, daughter, Iris, and young son, Freddie, who loves watching Calamity Jane.