Yvonne Mes is a children's author, illustrator and devourer of books. She writes short stories, picture books and junior novels. Yvonne grew up in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and moved to Australia as a young adult. Her background in child care, education and visual arts has led to many years of sharing creativity with children of different ages, abilities and cultures. Her three sons make sure she is never lost for an adventure or inspiration. Sandra Eterovic studied art history at university but ended up working as a designer in the fashion industry for fifteen years. These days she works as a freelance illustrator and takes on portrait commissions. She also exhibits regularly and makes a variety of paper goods and homewares based on her artwork.