David Guy is the writer of a number of picture books for children, including The Saddest Bear Of All, Do Not Disturb The Dragon and Spiders Are Wonderful. (So that’s why he approached Arachne!) He used to write and edit the science fiction, horror and folklore magazine Essex Terror. Some of his work can be found here: https://medium.com/@TedVaak
David’s story for Liberty Tales is The King and The Light.