Robyn Prokop In 2019, this former teacher & principal finally traded her passion for education for her passion to write full time. With her husband Keith and her three daughters, she has lived in Brisbane, Singapore and Melbourne, but her heart is in New Zealand and the lifestyle block in Nelson that has been home for the past 15 years. Her inspiration comes from the stunning New Zealand environment, and characters she has met, both in her life and in the world of stories. Jenny Cooper has been illustrating children's books for 20 years. Jenny lives in Amberley, near Christchurch. After gaining a qualification in graphic design, Jenny and her family moved to Samoa, where she taught art. Jenny has also tutored at Christchurch Polytechnic and participated in several exhibitions of New Zealand illustrators. With many children's books to her name, Jenny is perhaps best known for her hilarious illustrations for the Topp Twins' sing-along books, as well as her war stories with Glyn Harper.