Kate Simpson is a picture book author, podcast host and incurable bookworm. She loves books about girls who march to the beat of their own drum and about women who change the world. She is the great-granddaughter of Alice Ross-King. Jess Racklyeft is the acclaimed creator of cards, picture books, original paintings, prints and all types of different illustrated projects. She worked in publishing sales for many years, but now works full-time as an artist and illustrator. Recent awards include the CBCA Notable for Picture Book of the Year two years running.