Mayfly might have only one day to live, but she enjoys every moment, observing all the life around her, and rejoicing in her own. As she soars over the sky at dawn she bathes in the golden light. and she dances to the music of the universe.
Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children's picture book authors. She also writes for television and video companies, and has two
children. Amongst her many other prize-winning books, sha has writtenWho's in the Loo?whichwas shortlisted for theNottingham Children's Book Award,won theRed House Picture Book Awardand was the overall winner at theSheffield Children's Book Award.
Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world.Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggerswas shortlisted for theKate Greenaway MedalandTadpole's Promisewon the Silver medal in theSmaries Prize2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004.The Nanny Goat's Kidwas shortlisted for theRoald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. A major animated series of Tony Ross'sLittle Princessis curently showing on Channel 5's Milkshake. He lives in Oxfordshire.