Emma Dodd was brought up in Guildford, Surrey, in a family of artists. She studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration. Emma has written and illustrated many books for children, including I Love Bugs!; I Love Beasts!; I Don’t Want a Posh Dog and I Don’t Want a Cool Cat for Orchard. She lives in Surrey with her husband and two children and their Jack Russell terrier, Bart.