Nicola Davies and Jenni Desmond
Children’s author, Nicola Davies is a zoologist by training. She was one of the original presenters of the BBC children’s wildlife programme The Really Wild Show. she is a prolific writer of nonfiction, fiction and poetry for children with a particular interest in the natural world.
Jenni Desmond graduated with a master’s degree in children’s book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art (UK), her debut picture book Red Cat Blue Cat won the Cambridgeshire Read it Again! Award in 2012. In 2015 Jenni was named Best Emerging Talent (Illustrator) at the Junior Design Awards (UK). In 2016, she was made a Maurice Sendak Fellow and her book The Polar Bear became a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the year.
Nicola and Jenni’s first book, One World, takes the concept of taking one moment in time and looking at what is happening in nature in different parts of the world.