David Roberts has earned great acclaim for his distinctive illustrations. His previous work includes collaborations with his sister Lynn on retellings of several classic fairy stories their book Little Red was shortlisted for the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal. In 2006 he won the Nestlé Childrens Book Prize Gold Award for his line drawings in Mouse Noses On Toast. David's first collaboration with Julia Donaldson - Tyrannosaurus Drip - was published in 2007 by Macmillan, and since then they have worked together on several other picture books, including The Troll, Jack and the Flumflum Tree and The Flying Bath.
Carol Ann Duffy
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