Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author who was born in India but grew up and went to school and university in England. Anita spent many years working for publishers as an editor and foreign rights manager. Since then, she has written a staggering 300-plus books and is especially well know for the best-selling Horrible Geography series. The latest title in the series, Planet in Peril, won the Blue Peter Book Award 2009 for the Best Book with Facts. Anita is also the author of the hit 2009 title, The Explorers' Handbook: How to Be The Best Around the World. Anni Axworthy is a freelance illustrator who also makes puppets and wooden animals from salvaged materials. She is the author of the Animals on the Move series, as well as The Dragon Who Couldn't Do Dragony Things and Little Dragon and the Haunted House.