Emma Dodd grew up in a family of artists and studied Illustration at Central Saint Martin's. She has published a string of books to critical acclaim, including What Pet to Get, I Thought I Saw a Dinosaur and I Love My Mummy, for which she won the Booktrust Early Years Award in 2010. Emma also illustrates the acclaimed Amazing Baby books. In 2010/11 she was the 123rd most borrowed author from UK libraries across both adult and children's books. Emma lives in Surrey, England, with her husband and children.