From their webpage:
Steve Barlow is tall and hairy, Steve Skidmore isn't! Together they are Britain’s most popular comedy writing and performing double act for young people.
The 2 Steves met over twenty years ago when they were both teaching in Nottingham. Since then they have written over 130 books together. They have also acted as series editors on numerous reading programmes for several major publishing houses.
In addition to their many popular fiction series like Challenger, iHero, iHorror, Mad Myths, Vernon Bright and The Dark Forest , they have written and edited a number of plays. They also write extensively for the reluctant reader.
The 2 Steves are in great demand for author visits to schools, colleges and libraries across the world. They also undertake INSET events and make regular appearances at Literary Festivals.