Charlotte Guillain lives in Oxfordshire, UK. She writes fiction and non-fiction for children, including the picture book Spaghetti with the Yeti, which was shortlisted for Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and has featured in CBeebies Bedtime Stories. The Street Beneath My Feet, Charlotte's first title for words & pictures, was shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2018 and named an ALSC Notable Children's Book 2018 in the All Ages category, as well as being selected by the Guardian as one of 15 'modern classics'.
Lou Baker Smith is an illustrator based in Bath, UK. She has worked on a range of subjects throughout her career, especially food-related pieces for cookbooks, packaging, and brochures. Her love of color, textures, and layers is a key theme that runs through her work. She has a keen interest in encouraging creativity in education and has worked for some years as an Artist in Residence on projects within Reception classes. Recently, she helped run a series of four creative workshops at The Barbican, London.