About the author: Louise Spilsbury is a highly experienced children's author. She has written on many topics, from life skills and personal wellbeing to natural history. Louise lives in Devon with her husband and two children. She has gained first-hand experience of teenage issues from her own family and from working as a youth club leader. About the illustrator: Cartooning has brought Mike Gordon acclaim in worldwide competitions, adding to his international reputation as a top humorous illustrator. Since 1993 he has continued his successful career based in California, USA, already gaining a nomination in the prestigious National Cartoonist Society Awards.