Helen Baugh (Author) Helen wrote her first book (a book of spells) as a very young child. After taking a degree, travelling and working as a copywriter for more than twenty years, she finally came full circle and started writing children's books again. Helen lives with her partner and their two daughters near the sea in Sussex. Deborah Allwright (Illustrator) Deborah is the illustrator of numerous bestselling picture books, including The Night Pirates and The Witch with an Itch. She lives and works in London.