Karl Newson is a children's author and illustrator. He spent his younger days making dens, roaming barley fields and 'playing up the prak' (park) in Norwich, Norfolk, but he now lives in London, where he mostly just eats biscuits. He enjoys writing and drawing and listening to music from the 1960s.Karl is the creator of The Mudwaffler - a small, forest dwelling bear who reviews books.
Andrea Stegmaier loves to make books. As a kid she made books for her dolls, later she made books for her kids, and now she makes books for everyone. She went to university to study architecture, but that's a different story. Andrea lives with her family in Stuttgart, a busy town in Germany.