Jess French

Jess French is an insect expert, nature lover, TV presenter, author, and a qualified vet who loves visiting her Dad's bug farm. She is known for her show on CBeebies, called 'Minibeast Adventure with Jess', which encourages children to explore the outdoors and get to know the bugs around them. Her previous DK book, What a Waste, tackles the subject of sustainability for children. She is a keen conservationist and has a strong passion for the animal world.

Claire McElfatrick is a former greetings card designer who now works on children's books. Her gorgeous illustrations can be seen in previous DK title The Magic and Mystery of Trees.