Gareth lives in South East London and divides his time between writing books, producing TV programmes, spending time with his wife and son, Herbie, and playing the slightly ludicrous number of stringed instruments in his front room.
His books include two series, The Dragon Detective Agency and Ninja Meerkats. His Standalone books include, The Considine Curse which won the Blue Peter Book of the Year Prize 2012. Space Crime Conspiracy and The Thornthwaite Inheritance, which won the Hounslow Junior Book Award, the Calderdale Book Award, Leicester Children's Book Award, Sefton Super Reads, Doncaster Book Award, Rotherham Children's Book Award, and Fantastic Book Award, Lancaster.
His website is www.garethwrites.co.uk
Garry Parsons studied Fine Art at Brighton College and after that he went on to study Illustration. He is a talented illustrator, whose work has captured the imaginations of children all over the UK. Billy's Bucket won the 2004 Children's Book Award. Krong! was his first book as an author/illustrator. Krong! has been shortlisted for the Stockport School's Book Award 2006 and was the winner of the Perth and Kinross Picture Book Award 2006. Garry has recently worked with Stephen and Lucy Hawking, Jeanne Willis, Diana Kimpton and author duo, Dougie Poynter and Tom Fletcher.