'Remarkable' Playing by the Book
About the Author
Meredith Hooper was born in Australia. An Antarctic specialist, she has made several research trips to the continent. In 2000 she was awarded the Antarctica Medal by the US Congress. Her books for Frances Lincoln include The Pebble in my Pocket, which is the only children's book ever to be shortlisted for the Dingle History of Science Book Award. Bert Kitchen was born in Liverpool and studied Textile design, drawing and painting at the Central School of Art in London. He is now a full-time author and illustrator of children's books. He lives in London.