KATIE COTTON studied English at Oxford University before becoming an editor and critically-acclaimed author of children's books. She lives and works in London. Her previous titles include Dear Bunny, illustrated by Blanca Gomez, Counting Lions, illustrated by Stephen Walton, and The Road Home, illustrated by Sarah Jacoby.
Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890) was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of Western art. His painting ‘Sunflowers’ is frequently voted Britain’s most popular artwork. 1.9 million people went to the Van Gogh museum last year alone.