Sally Doran (Author) Sally grew up in Pembrokeshire and studied journalism and theatre before embarking on a career as a children's author, inspired by her sister who is also a writer. She now lives in a little cottage in the South West of England. Boom, Bang, Royal Meringue is her debut book, in part inspired by her love of meringues – her second favourite food after avocados! Rachael Saunders (Illustrator) Rachael Saunders is a Hampshire based illustrator with a passion for character design and storytelling. She graduated from Falmouth University in 2014 with a first class degree in Illustration and has since worked for a variety of international newspapers, brands, magazines and publishers.