About the Author
Richard Platt has published more than 100 books, 32 of which were for DK. He has won several prizes, including a Blue Peter award. Richard also writes TV scripts and museum interpretation, and has appeared on TV and radio.
Stephen Biesty made his name in the 1990s for his best-selling Incredible Cross-sections series published by DK, which have topped sales of more than 3.5 million globally and have been printed in 16 languages. He has won many prizes, including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award in 1993. Stephen has also worked on several digital media projects, including an animated film for an exhibition at Tower Bridge in 2009.