Charmian Hussey began her career modelling clothes for top couture and fashion houses in London. Later she trained as an archaeologist, originally studying at the University of London, Institute of Archaeology and working on excavations in Great Britain and the Middle East. On her return from two years work and research in Turkey she imported an ancient breed of Turkish dogs - now known in the United Kingdom as Anatolian Karabash.
Pat Hutchins has illustrated and written over fifty children's books. She won the Kate Greenaway Award in 1974 for The Wind Blew, and was shortlisted for the same award five years later for One-Eyed Jack. She presented the TV series Rosie and Jim and played the role of the artistic narrowboat owner for two years.
Colin Hynson is an experienced children's and educational writer and broadcaster. He also acts as an educational consultant for museums and heritage sites.