Anita Lehmann is an award-winning author and historian who has travelled the world chasing stories, catching them, and pinning them down on paper. She now lives in Cambridge with her family and a snow-white rabbit. Her debut picture book, The Red Hot Fireball was published in 2017 by ├ęditions utopie (Lausanne, Switzerland), with two further picture book titles forthcoming in 2019. Under the pseudonym of Walburga Appleseed, she also writes for grown-ups. (children's fiction and non-fiction) (flash fiction and poetry for adults


Laura Kerslake is a qualified primary school teacher who is carrying out research into Philosophy with Children at the University of Cambridge, UK. She works closely with schools to help children learn to think, talk and collaborate together, and develops engaging, high-quality resources for teachers and students. She writes about teaching thinking, dialogic education and language learning, and recent publications include Theory of Teaching Thinking: International Perspectives (Routledge, 2018). She is the author of the Playground of Ideas, a teachers' guide to teaching thinking and discussion skills, which was published by Cambridge Thinking Press in October 2018.