Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and numerous other awards.
Marian is an artist and designer.
Sarah Walsh is inspired by animals, magical creatures, coffee, music, a good story, her friends and family, bravery, vintage children's books, and mid-century anything. Her illustrated children's books include the Tiny Blessings series.
Florence Weiser is a Belgium-based illustrator and designer. She lives and works in what she describes as a "fairytale trailer in the midst of a magical garden," where she derives the inspiration for her illustrations. She resides in Brussels, Belgium.
JO WHEATLEY has loved baking since she was a child. Last year she watched the BBC's The Great British Bake Off and decided to enter. She feels incredibly proud that not only did she make it onto the programme, but she also went on to win against some amazing bakers. Since winning The Great British Bake Off, Jo has set up a small cookery school from her home in Essex. A Passion for Baking is her first book.
Tama Matsuoka Wong
Tama Matsuoka Wong is a forager for the likes of Daniel Boulud and an author.
As a musician Guo Yue has travelled extensively making recordings and composing film soundtracks. His own bamboo flutes concerto was performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra.