- Jules Bass
Jules Bass is the 'Bass' in Rankin/Bass Animated Entertainment, New York, producers of such films as The Hobbit, The Last Unicorn, and The Little Drummer Boy. He has worked as a writer, songwriter, producer and director in many feature films, off-Broadway productions and audio recordings. Jules lives in New York, USA and is a frequent visitor to London.
- Debbie Harter
Debbie Harter has illustrated over 20 books for Barefoot, including the beloved Bear series. As a child, Debbie would "lose herself in books (as long as they had pictures)" and hopes to continue doing so until she's very old. She lives in Cornwall, England.