Corrinne Averiss is a writer of thoughtful and humorous stories for children, including the CILIP Greenaway-nominated book, A Dot in the Snow, Floss the Playground Boss, and Sorrel and the Sleeepover. Corrinne has spent much of her life being a professional silly person in children’s television; she created the four-time Children’s BAFTA-winning Share a Story competition and has an animated series under commission from CBeebies. She currently lives in Manchester, England, with her husband, daughter, and cat.
Isabelle Follath lives in Zurich, Switzerland with her husband, her daughter, and her dog. She has been working as a freelance illustrator for advertizing agencies, magazines, and publishers for over 15 years, but Joy is her first picture book for children. Her work mainly uses ink, pencils, and watercolor, alongside digital techniques.