Blake Chapman has a PhD in marine science, with a focus on shark development and neuroscience. She has worked hands-on with a wide range of aquatic animals and has a passion for promoting conservation through education. Most of all, she loves all things wonderful, wacky and wild! Blake's first book, Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear, was published in 2017 by CSIRO Publishing. She is also the Sharks Editor-at-Large for Australian Geographic. Astred Hicks is an award-winning book designer, illustrator and author. She has been designing books for over 10 years through her Sydney-based business Design Cherry.