Nancy is the author of Mogzilla's Santa Claus is on a Diet. She now lives in Australia.
Woodrow Phoenix co-authored 'Count Milkula' with Robin Price. He lives and works in London, where he creates his award-winning illustration, typography and comic books for a range of international clients. This includes creating a regular comic strip for the Guardian called Donny Digits.
Woodrow wears chelsea boots, drinks far too much coca-cola and knows how to play the drums.
Robin is the creator of three book series: the Spartapuss series, the Beowuff saga and the graphic novel London Deep. Robin likes collaborating and has co-authored two titles: Count Milkula with Woodrow Phoenix and Beowuff and the Horrid Hen with Richard Eccles.
Robin also adapted a number of Mogzilla's Roobarb and Custard books. He is currently touring the country, visiting schools and libraries. He's also busy working on a new book in the London Deep series.
In 2012 Robin visited schools in Malawi with Authors Abroad and he is preparing for a visit to Kuwait in October 2013.
Robin has always been massively into music. He co-wrote songs for Tall Stories in their brilliant musical adaptations of The Gruffalo, Something Else and Room on the Broom.
This last show was
short listed for a prestigious Olivier award as best Children's Musical in 2013.
Alex Keller started off wanting to be an archaeologist, but he found that being stuck in a ditch in the rain all day wasn't as glamorous as he thought. Instead, he decided to try his hand at writing for a living. He lives in North London, His first novel Haywired was published in 2010 and the sequel Rewired followed in 2011._
Professor Burns-Longship is the translator of the Beowuff saga, He speaks five languages (three of them ‘dead’ and one on its last legs). Despite his widely reported spat with Dr Sven Smugaxe of the Stockholm Institute of Vikingology, Professor Burns-Longship is still generally acknowledged to be the world’s leading authority on Viking dogs. He lives and works in the charming village of Wuffton-Basset, although his field-trips take him everywhere from Oxford to Oslo. When not translating Beowuff sagas, he writes for The Village Blog.