Smriti Prasadam-Halls is a former children's book editor who has written several picture books and novelty books, including Elephant Pants (Orchard). She lives in London with her husband and three sons. Other Bloomsbury books written by Smriti include I Love You Night and Day, Don't Call Me Sweet and Santa Baby. Alison Brown studied Fine Art at Liverpool and was a graphic designer before becoming an illustrator. Alison was brought up in Bangor, Northern Ireland and now lives in Leeds.