David Burnie studied zoology and botany and has worked as a nature reserve ranger and biologist. He has written or contributed to many award-winning books and multimedia titles. His "Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia" was nominated for the U.K.'s Aventis Prize. Anthony Lewis has illustrated more than 250 children's books worldwide. His bright, imaginative style and attention to detail produce fun, accurate illustrations that children love. He won a Smarties Book Prize Gold Award for "The Owl Tree."