Angela Barrett is widely regarded as one of this country's finest illustrators. She won the 1989 Smarties Book Prize for Can It Be True? and the 1991 WH Smith Illustration Award for The Hidden House. In addition, she has been shortlisted three times for the Kurt Maschler Award and once for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Her other picture book titles include Beware Beware, The Emperor's New Clothes, Through the Tempest Dark and Wild: Mary Shelley and the much acclaimed Beauty and the Beast.