About the Author
Anna McQuinn, trained as a teacher, specializes in children s literature. She has been working in children s publishing for more than sixteen years as an editor, a publisher and writer. She also runs workshops and courses for small children in schools and libraries. She lives in Reading, England with her husband and daughters. Sophie Fatus is a full-time illustrator and sculptress who studied at the prestigious Academy of Fine Art in Paris. Her brightly colored illustrations and quirky style are world-renowned and have graced the pages of many Barefoot books including Babushka, The Real Princess, and Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush.