Julie Hunt is the author of the Little Else books and Precious Little (with Sue Moss, illustrated by Gaye Chapman). Ron Brooks has won many awards, including the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award three times. Two of his early books, The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek and John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat (written by Jenny Wagner), are widely recognised as introducing Australian picture books onto the world scene. Two of his more recent titles are Old Pig and Fox (written by Margaret Wild).
"This vigorous yet dreamlike Australian picture-book collaboration between Julie Hunt and illustrator Ron Brooks suggests the beauty, and urgency, of pursuing a vigorous and zestful life." Wall Street Journal"