Benji Davies is an award-winning children's illustrator and animation director. He has worked on a diverse range of projects, from music videos to animated films, as well as novelty and picture books. His books have sold all over the world in many different languages, and in 2014 he was awarded the Oscar's First Book Prize and was shortlisted for Booktrust's Best Book Awards. His books for Macmillan include Winston Was Worried and The Giant of Jum. Benji lives in East London.