Tomislav Zlatic was born in Croatia. After high school he enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. Tom started illustrating to earn some pocket money, and an occasional hobby turned into a career as an illustrator (a refreshing, useful job indeed) in 2002. Tom really likes to draw and to experiment with all sorts of media and techniques, always hoping to surprise himself. He lives in Croatia with his girlfriend and a very active cat.
As well as writing over forty books for children, teenagers and adults, Jonny Zucker worked as a teacher, composed songs for a children's theatre company, and tried his hand at stand-up comedy. Jonny died in 2016, and will be remembered for his humour and his commitment to great stories for children.