Gareth St John Thomas is the founder of Exisle Publishing and EK Books and has spent his life immersed in the world of books and publishing. His publishing career has taken him around the world, and he has seen the company grow to distribute its titles in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Gareth has always enjoyed looking at life from a child’s perspective and Grandpa’s Noises gives him the opportunity to explore this in print.
Colin Rowe is a graphic designer and illustrator with his own company, Corvus Design Services. Throughout his career, Colin’s images for children have appeared in a multitude of marketing publications and products throughout the UK; Grandpa’s Noises is his first adventure into children’s book illustration.