Two stories which start at opposite ends of the book and meet in the middle. Lucy has a happy rag, and Gregory has one, too. To the adults they are just dirty old bits of cloth, but to Lucy and Gregory they can be anything they want. And when danger threatens, the happy rags are there to save them.
Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal in the Smarties Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. He lives on the Welsh border.