Former teacher Sean Stockdale has extensive experience working with disabled children and promoting equality and inclusion.
Alex Strick has worked in the children's book world for much of the past 15 years. A consultant to Booktrust on all aspects of disability and diversity, she is also the cofounder of Outside In, a U.K. organization dedicated to exploring books from around the world.
Ros Asquith has been a Guardian cartoonist for 20 years, and has written and illustrated over 60 books for young people, including the international bestseller, The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, and the Alien Schoolboy and Teenage Worrier series. She graduated from Camberwell School of Art, working as a photographer, designer and teacher before becoming a theatre critic for Time Out and the Observer, and diary writer for the TV Times. Her other titles, for Barn Owl Books, are The Roman Beanfeast and The Skiver's Guide. She has two sons and lives in north London.