Philip Ardagh

At 6ft 7in with a big bushy beard, favourite children's author Philip Ardagh is a familiar sight at book festivals and events from New York to Wigtown. He has written several award-winning children's books, including The Grubtown Tales series, which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Tom Morgan Jones is an award-winning illustrator. His work is widely and internationally published, and includes everything from illustrating children's books and buses, to magazine design and satirical board games.