Philip Ardagh is over six feet seven inches tall with a big bushy beard. Not only is he very large and very hairy, but he has also written around sixty children's books for all ages. Currently a full-time writer living with a wife and two cats in a seaside town somewhere in England, he has beenamong other thingsan advertising copywriter, a hospital cleaner, a (highly unqualified) librarian, and a reader for the blind. David Roberts is so busy drawing pictures that no one is really sure what he looks like. We do know that he has illustrated several books for children and lives somewhere in England, but whether his home is near the sea or not is anybody's guess.Ardagh, Philip is the author of 'Dreadful Acts ' with ISBN 9780805071559 and ISBN 0805071555.