More About Martin Waddell, Esther Roehrich-Rubio & Barbara Firth
Martin Waddell wanted Owl Babies to capture the "strong emotion of I want my mommy! " that is so familiar to children. Martin Waddell is the author of more than one hundred books for young readers. He lives in England. Patrick Benson has won many awards for his illustrations, including the Mother Goose Award, the Christopher Award, and the Kurt Maschler Award. He has worked with such luminaries as Roald Dahl and Russell Hoban, and his picture book with Martin Waddell, Owl Babies, is a classic with more than 12 million copies in print. Patrick Benson lives in Scotland."