Penny Matthews has written three junior novels. Her picture books include Pudding and Chips, Little Red Bear and A Year on Our Farm. Something About Water was joint winner of the Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature. A Girl Like Me, her first young adult novel, was also a 2010 CBCA Notable Book and won the Sisters in Crime's 2011 Davitt Award for Young Adult Fiction. Lucia Masciullo has recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.