Adèle Geras is a British writer for young children, teens and adults. She has written more than 95 books for children, young adults, and adults. Her best-known books are Troy (shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize and Highly commended for the Carnegie Medal) Ithaka, Happy Ever After (previously published as the Egerton Hall Trilogy), Silent Snow, Secret Snow, and A Candle in the Dark.
Fiona McDonald is an Australian illustrator, author and dollmaker. She has had more than 10 books published internationally, including a graphic novel for children, Ghost Doll and Jasper. Her previous title with Christmas Press, Two Selkie Stories from Scotland, retold by Kate Forsyth, came out in 2014 and was listed as one of Good Reading Magazine’s top books for 2014.