Robert Vescio has worked as a photo editor and production manager in the publishing industry and is now a full-time children’s author. As a Books in Homes role model, his aim is to enthuse and inspire children to read and write and leave them bursting with imaginative ideas. His picture books with EK Books include Finn and Puss (2017; illustrated by Melissa Mackie), The Voyage (2019; illustrated by Andrea Edmonds) and The Box Cars (2020, illustrated by Cara King). Robert lives in Sydney and enjoys spending time with his children, who are an endless source of humor and inspiration.
Kathy Creamer is an ‘authorstrator’ who has written and illustrated more than 20 picture books, and illustrated another 80 books in the UK, Australia and Singapore. Her books include The Big Old Rambutan Tree, See Monkey, and Bigger than Yesterday, Smaller than Tomorrow. Kathy has gained many awards for her writing and illustration. Born in the UK, she has an MA in Children's Book Illustration from the renowned Cambridge School of Art at Anglia Ruskin University. She emigrated to Australia in 2007 and now lives with her family in Armidale, NSW.