Writer and illustrator Debi Gliori is well-known for both her picture books and her novels for children and has been shortlisted for all the major prizes, including the Kate Greenaway Award (twice) and the Scottish Arts Council Award. Debi was the Shetland Islands' first Children's Writer-in-Residence. For DK she has written and illustrated Bedtime Stories and Nursery Rhymes. She published her first book in 1990 and since then has published so many successful books that she has lost count. She lives in Scotland.