Anthony McGowan published his first novel for teenagers, Hellbent, in 2005. It was described by The Times as a 'brilliantly nauseating thriller.' His other books include The Knife that Killed Me which was adapted into a film. He lives in London. Chris Riddell is an award-winning author, illustrator and political cartoonist. He was appointed the UK Children's Laureate in 2015. Alongside his collaborative work with Paul, Neil Gaiman and others, Chris also writes and illustrates the Ottoline and Goth Girl series.