Phil Earle was born in the great city of Hull in 1974, and spent the next eighteen years playing a lot of sport, messing around in plays and trying to sing in bands. He has had jobs as a care worker in a residential kids' home and a bookseller, and now works as sales and marketing director for David Fickling books. He lives on a hill in South London with his wife and three children and his favourite place to write is on the bus.Sara Ogilvie won the Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award in 2011. Her bestselling collaboration with Anna Kemp, DOGS DON'T DO BALLET, was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010 and the Booktrust Early Years Award 2010. Her other collaborations with Anna include THE WORST PRINCESS and RHINOS DON'T EAT PANCAKES. Sara lives in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Chris Evans began his broadcasting career at Manchester Piccadilly radio, going on to become a household name in TV and radio. With his production company Ginger he launched and presented the hugely successful Channel 4 show THE BIG BREAKFAST. TFI FRIDAY, which originally ran from 1996 to 2000, was recommissioned for a new series in 2015.After working for Radio 1 and then Virgin Radio, Chris joined Radio 2 in 2005. He is now presenter of the Radio 2 breakfast show, which attracts 9.6 million listeners a week. In June 2015 Chris was announced as the new lead presenter of TOP GEAR on BBC Two.Follow Chris Evans on Twitter @achrisevans