International Publication Dates:
- Australia & New Zealand: October 2023
- UK, USA & Canada: TBC
About the Author: Robert Vescio
Robert Vescio is an international award-winning author. His picture books include, The Art of Words (EK Books), Into the Wild (New Frontier Publishing) listed on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2021, Happiness is a Cloud (Big Sky Publishing), The Voyage (EK Books), Under the Same Sky (New Frontier Publishing) listed on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2020, Window of Hope (Little Pink Dog Books), The Box Cars (EK Books) listed on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2020, Bigger Than Yesterday, Smaller Than Tomorrow (Little Pink Dog Books), Finn and Puss (EK Books), Eric Finds A Way (Wombat Books) listed on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2018, Ella Saw The Tree (Big Sky Publishing), Jack and Mia (Wombat Books) listed on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2017, Barnaby and the Lost Treasure of Bunnyville (Big Sky Publishing), Marlo Can Fly (Wombat Books) listed on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2015, No Matter Who We’re With (IP Kidz). He has more picture books due to be released soon.
Many of his books have been translated into German, Italian, Polish and Chinese. His short stories have been published in anthologies such as CBCA Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds, Packed Lunch, Short and Twisted, Charms Vol 1, The Toy Chest and The School Magazine NSW.
He has won awards for his children’s writing including First Place in the 2012 Marshall Allan Hill Children’s Writing Competition and Highly Commended in the 2011 Marshall Allan Hill Children’s Writing Competition.
Robert is a Books In Homes Role Model and enjoys visiting schools. His aim is to enthuse and inspire children to read and write and leave them bursting with imaginative ideas.
About the Illustrator: Kathy Creamer
Kathy is a children’s illustrator and writer who has been published by Oxford University Press, Reed International, Julia Gabriel Communications, September 21, Christmas Press, Second Look and other organisations.
She has an MA in Children’s Book Illustration from the renowned Cambridge School of Art at Anglia Ruskin University in England.
Kathy has also run her own successful publishing company in the UK, where she published over eighteen picture books for a range of high net-worth private clients.
Having emigrated to Australia twelve years ago, she recently moved to Armidale, and with her husband Peter, has set up Little Pink Dog Books Children’s Publishing.