Angela Barrett is a hugely talented and internationally acclaimed figure in illustration. She completed a Masters Degree at the Royal College of Art, where she was taught by Quentin Blake. Her first title,The King, The Cat and The Fiddle, was runner-up in the Mother Goose Award in 1984. Since then, Angela has illustrated numerous titles and won many awards for her work, including the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1993 for Beware, Beware! She lives and works in London.