King Icicle and his gloomy companions delight in sending storms down to earth, but Queen Goldenlight and her friends love warmth and light. Determined to free the earth from the ravages of snow and ice, the Queen finds a unique way of overcoming her cold opponent.
Mary Lister is a freelance storyteller and puppeteer. Passionate about the power of stories, she is actively involved with inner-city reading schemes and has performed in theatres, art galleries, museums and schools worldwide. She often uses puppets in her performances and also organises a yearly puppetry and animation festival. Mary lives and works in Yorkshire. Diana Mayo graduated from Kingston University with a BA in Graphic Design and Illustration in 1990. She has worked on a number of children's books, drawing her inspiration from myths and trivia from around the world. Diana has also illustrated the The House that Jack Built (2001) and The Gingerbread Man new this spring.