Rachel Gyan is an illustrator passionate about artful storytelling, and is the illustrator of Plantastic! (CSIRO Publishing, 2021). Rachel enjoys studying Australian flora and wildlife, drawing inspiration from her surroundings to capture the beautiful and sometimes quirky nature of Australia in her work. Samantha Tidy is an award-winning children’s author who seeks out stories that connect her readers with the natural world and each other. A passionate permaculturalist, gardener and chicken fancier, she lives in Canberra.