Books were hugely important to Libby Gleeson as a child, and have remained the focus of her adult life. Libby's fiction and picture books have won multiple awards, including CBCA short-listings and wins, the Bologna Ragazzi Award in 2000, and the Prime Minister's Award in 2013. For her services to children's literature, Libby has been honoured with the Lady Cutler Award (1997), Member of the Order of Australia (2007), the Dromkeen Medal (2011) and the Nan Chauncy Award (2015). Jedda Robaard is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Melbourne, Australia. She is also the director of a successful art school for children. She has written and illustrated multiple children's books. Jedda's work is well known in Australia and internationally, having been published in many languages, including English, French, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Korean and Chinese.