John Kelly is an Illustrator, writer and designer. He mostly writes and illustrates picture books but has also illustrated a young series (Ivy Pocket) and illustrates book covers too. He has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway prize twice (Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner? and Scoop!). He has also been shortlisted for the Royal Society/Rhone Poulenc science book prize four times, (The Robot Zoo, Everyday Machines, Pox, Plagues & Pestilence & Don’t Flush).