Author(s): Jeanne willis; Tony Ross (Illustrator)
A book is never just a book. This book, for instance, could be a hat, a building block or even a flower press - the only limit is your imagination. And, of course, there's one magical thing all books can do... From the dream team that is Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross comes this delightful story about one of the world's most wonderful objects - the book.
Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (non-fiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal in the Smarties Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. He lives in Rutland.