Harry Bloom is a freelance illustrator based in London. He specialises in creating detailed illustrations for children's books. Pirates Magnified is his first book for Wide Eyed Editions.
David Long writes for adults and children and specializes in history. As a journalist, he has written for the Times, Sunday Times, and London Evening Standard as well as for magazines in Britain and abroad. He is an award-winning ghostwriter and one of his own books was voted Blue Peter Book of the Year 2017.