John Zeaman is a freelance art critic and the author of several books for children, including How the Wolf Became the Dog. He was thrice honoured by the Society of Silurians, America's oldest press club, for his newspaper column on design in the everyday world. He lives in Leonia, New Jersey, with his wife, Janet Chatfield. They have two grown children.
Dr Xiao-Ping Zhai initially trained in western medicine in China. Studying the beneficial effects traditional Chinese medicine had on chronic conditions and underlying health, however, led her to gain an additional qualification in TCM. She has specialised in infertility treatment since 1995, has been voted one of Britain's 225 best private doctors by Tatler Magazine, and her Harley Street clinic now has a waiting list of many months.