David Conway was born in Ireland but moved to England as a baby, and has lived there ever since. David is the author of a number of picture books including The Most Important Gift of All, illustrated by Karin Littlewood. Lila and the Secret of Rain won a US Spring 2008 Parents’ Choice Gold Award.
Jude Daly lives in Cape Town, South Africa, with her husband, writer and illustrator Niki Daly. Her books include To Everything there is a Season, The Little Blue Slipper, The Elephant’s Pillow by Diana Reynolds Roome (winner of a US Parents’ Choice Silver Award), The Faraway Island by Dianne Hofmeyr, Let There Be Peace and Sivu’s Six Wishes.