Gina M. Newton is a science communicator and award-winning author. She received the Children's Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award and a Whitley Certificate of Commendation for her book Amazing Animals of Australian National Parks, and is a Past National President of the Australian Marine Sciences Association. Rachel Tribout is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Tasmania. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrations.
HoldOn!: Saving the Spotted Handfish is a Marine environment story, narratedby a handfish, and showcasing handfish biology and ecology, including toenvironmental threats and their conservation plight, as well as how science isstepping in to save the day. Of special note is the inclusion of a Fact Filesection and a Glossary, making Hold On!: Saving the SpottedHandfish especially recommended for elementary school and communitylibrary collections for children ages 8-12. --Bookwatch