Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern (Author) Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern is a Canberra based author who adores exploring all the world has to offer! Her appreciation of travel and uniqueness of culture has been captured in the pages of her books. Jacqueline was the recipient of the ACT Writers Centre 2017 Anne Edgeworth Fellowship. Her picture book series has been shortlisted for a number of awards within Australia and internationally. Jacqueline regularly contributes to a variety of online platforms and has appeared at several literary events, including the Canberra Writers Festival, the Goulburn Reader Writer Festival, NSW Kids & YA Festival and the Noted Writers Festival. Jacqueline endeavours to encourage her readers to learn more about the world, supporting an empathetic and inclusive community. She holds a Masters in International Development and works in international affairs.