Catriona Hoy is a Melbourne based writer, teacher, storyteller and mother. Born in Scotland, she moved to Australia as a young child. Catriona begun to write after the birth of her second daughter. Her title The Music Tree (Lothian Books), illustrated by Adele Jaunn was an Early Childhood Notable Book in the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards in 2007. Annabelle Josse was born in Normandy, France, but moved to Australia in 1997. While Annabelle's main educational background is in biology and chemistry, she has also studied art as a side-project since she was fifteen years old. Today, Annabelle illustrates with a focus on children and she currently lives in Sydney with her husband and three kids.