At 6ft 7in tall with an impressive beard to match, Philip has been a published author for twenty-eight years; written over a hundred books; and been translated into around forty languages. His awards include the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and Germany’s prestigious Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis. His books range from the best-selling Eddie Dickens series, to the award-winning Grubtown Tales, and The Grunts quartet, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. He is a regular talking-head on TV and radio, discussing the world of children’s books.
Rob Biddulph is a bestselling and multi award-winning author/illustrator. He is also the official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019 and 2020. His first picture book, Blown Away (HarperCollins), won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2015. His second book, GRRRRR! (HarperCollins) was nominated for the CILIP Greenaway Medal and the IBW Children’s Picture Book of the Year in 2016.