Duncan Beedie is an author and illustrator with over 15 years' experience working in children's media. He began his career in children's TV as an animator before branching into design and animation for websites, games and educational apps. The Moth Who Went to the Moon is Duncan's fourth book for Templar, following on from The Bear Who Stared, The Lumberjack's Beard and The Last Chip. The Bear Who Stared was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, 2017. Duncan lives in Bristol with his wife, daughter and tirelessly playful Springer Spaniel, Ivor.