About the Author
Henriette Barkow is an experienced reteller of folk stories and myths. Her previous titles with this illustrator include The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Giant Turnip and Don't Cry Sly. This is her first story in rhyme. Henriette enjoys working with Richard as they spark off each other. She lives in London. Richard Johnson graduated from Loughborough University School of Art and Design in 1999 and has been working as a freelance illustrator since. Presented with the Silver Award for children's book illustration in Images 26 'The Best of British Illustration', Richard works mainly with children's illustration. As well as the above titles with Henriette, Richard's previous books include Cherry Pie and The Fabled Pizza Tree. Richard lives in Lincolnshire.