Leila Rudge is the award-winning and much-loved author/illustrator of Ted (2013), her first picture book as both author and illustrator, A Perfect Place for Ted (2014) and Gary (2016). Winston and the Indoor Cat follows in this tradition. She has also illustrated a number of picture books in partnership with author Meg McKinlay, including Duck for a Day (2010), No Bears (2011), Once Upon a Small Rhinoceros ((2017) and Let Me Sleep, Sheep! (2019). Leila grew up in England but headed to Australia after completing an Illustration Degree at Bath Spa University. http://www.leilarudge.com/. She lives in Newcastle NSW.