Jane Godwin is an Australian children’s book publisher, and also the highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for young people, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations, including the Queensland Premier’s Award, the Aurealis Award and the Animal Welfare Award, and shortlistings in the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Jane often works in schools and the community, running various literature and writing programs, making books and encouraging students in their own creative ventures.
Jane Reiseger studied at the Victorian College of Arts, Melbourne, completing a BA in Fine Arts with a major in painting and is most famous for her incredible illustrations in the Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital. She grew up on a farm with a pony called Frisco and a cat called Smokey and draws inspiration for her unique illustration style from her surroundings and her son Clint. She lives on the Mornington Peninsula.