Yvonne Mes (Author)
Yvonne Mes is a children's author, illustrator and devourer of books. She writes short stories, picture books and junior novels. Her stories are published in School Magazine, on the Kids Book Review website and as part of anthologies.
Yvonne has a Bachelor of Children's Services, a Certificate in Professional Children's Writing, and a Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Crafts.
Yvonne coordinates Write Links, the Brisbane children's writers and illustrators group, and is vice president of Book Links QLD (Inc.) She writes reviews for Buzz Words magazine and is a member of SCBWI, CBCA, Book Links and the ASA.
Her first picture book, Meet Sidney Nolan, (illustrated by Sandra Eterovic) was published in 2015 with Penguin Random House Australia and her picture book Oliver's Grumbles (illustrated by Giuseppe Poli) was re-released with Yellow Brick Books in 2017.
Jody Michelle Pratt (Illustrator)
Jody Pratt is a Melbourne-based illustrator and painter who loves all things nature, in particular animals. She also works in a library. Little Bilby's Aussie Easter Egg Hunt will be published by Lothian Children's Books in 2020. For more information, visit jodystudioarts.com