Author: Craig Sheather is a travel and creative writer from Albury in southern New South Wales. He specialises in lifestyle writing about the outdoors, food and wine, luxury, adventure and family travel. He's authored two walking guide books; 'Best Walks of Victoria's High Country' and 'Best Walks East of Melbourne'. Craig is married with two cheeky young children so he has also developed a strong interest in children's books. Some of his family originated in the Upper Murray and he also owns a cabin in Khancoban so holds a deep connection to the region. Along with the Wild family (Sparky's owners), Craig is very happy to share Sparky's remarkable story of hope and survival. Illustrator: Karen Erasmus is an artist, illustrator and designer working in a beautiful bayside town near Melbourne, Australia. Her illustrations and designs focus on colour, character and story. She has been illustrating for publishers and businesses since 2011.