David Atherton is the winner of The Great British Bake Off 2019. Before applying to be a contestant on the show, David worked as an international health advisor, spending time in UK Aid-funded hospitals overseas. My First Cook Book is David’s first book for children, with a focus on fun and imaginative recipes that are sure to inspire the youngest of readers to get cooking.
Rachel Stubbs is a London-based illustrator who loves observing human behaviour and interaction. After studying illustration in Falmouth, Cornwall, she went on to work as a freelance illustrator before joining the Cambridge MA in children's picture books to refresh her creative practice. Here she rediscovered the joy of drawing from life in her sketchbook, which has now become the foundation of all her work. Upon graduating from the MA, Rachel was awarded the Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration.