Frank Cottrell-Boyce is an award-winning author and screenwriter. <i>Millions</i>, his debut children’s novel, won the CILIP Carnegie Medal. He is also the author of <i>Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again</i>, <i>Cosmic</i>, <i>Framed</i>, and <i>The Astounding Broccoli Boy</i>. His books have been shortlisted for a multitude of prizes, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the Whitbread Children’s Fiction Award (now the Costa Book Awards) and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. <i>Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth</i> was shortlisted for the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal.