Mick Inkpen is one of today’s most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children’s Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullaby Hullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film in 1998. It wasn’t until Mick became a father that he began his career in children’s books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership.
Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English course for a degree in illustration, graphics, and photography at the Glasgow School of Art. She spent her final year specializing in children’s book illustration and was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration.