Prize-winning illustrator and author Nick Sharratt trained at St Martin’s School of Art. He has worked with numerous authors, including Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen, Giles Andreae, Kes Gray and most notably Jacqueline Wilson, for whom he illustrated more than fifty novels. He also writes and illustrates his own books. He has been the official illustrator for World Book Day and among the many awards he has won are the Children’s Book Award, The Sheffield Children’s Book Award, the Red House Children’s Book Award, the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, the Booktrust Storytime Prize and the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. His illustrations have been animated for the hugely popular BBC children’s drama series, The Story of Tracy Beaker and Tracy Beaker Returns and his ‘Shark in the Park’ books have been turned into a successful stage show, as has his book ‘You Choose’.