Ruth Martin studied English at York University before becoming a children’s book editor and writer. With more than ten years’ experience across a diverse range of children’s books, Ruth writes and edits both fiction and non-fiction for children. She is the author of the Little Explorers series.
Beatrice Costamagna is a children’s book illustrator from Italy. When not illustrating, she enjoys watching Pixar movies and listening to all kinds of music. Her other books include Shark Bite!, Dino Chomp!, Wolf Crunch!, Crocodile Snap!, Polar Bear Romp!, and Grizzly Bear Munch!
Allison Black is an illustrator and designer specializing in cute and colorful creations. Originally from Upstate New York, she received her BFA at Syracuse University and has since lived in Los Angeles, Minneapolis and now Columbus, Ohio. Allison’s career started as a product designer for Target, developing a huge range of kid-friendly products. She now has six published books and has another ten coming out. Allison also has a stationery company called Hip-Hip which she founded in 2015. In addition to making art around the clock, Allison has a particular love for gummy worms, goats and guinea pigs.