Steve Noon is an artist from Kent, England. Educated at Art College in Cornwall, he is the illustrator of A City Through Time, A Port Through Time, and A Street Through Time, as well as The Story of the Nile and The Story of the Titanic. He has received numerous awards for his illustrations, including the Shankei Childrens Literature Prize in 2001 and the Longman History Today History Book of the Year in 2000.Philip Steele is the author of many nonfiction books for children. He has worked for publishers such as Dorling Kindersley, Quarto, HarperCollins, Macmillan, and numerous others. Steele also writes tourism and guide books for adults, display text for museums and libraries, and facts for websites. He regularly attends the London Book Fair.