Alan Snow has worked in design, animation, and is the illustrator of "Here's What You Do When You Can't Find Your Shoe" by Andrea Perry and is the author and illustrator of "How Dogs Really Work, The Truth About Cats, " and How Santa Really Works. "Here Be Monsters!" is his first novel and is the start of an incredible illustrated journey into the weird and astonishing world of Ratbridge. He, however, lives in Bath, England.