"Kathryn’s first rhyming picture book, This is the Mud!, was published by Lothian Hachette in 2009. It has since been featured on ‘ABC Play School’, while her chapter book Fencing with Fear was published in the ‘Aussie Read!’ Series. She has also had poetry and short stories published in children’s magazines and on CD in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Kathryn’s writing for children has been shortlisted in numerous competitions, including the Ipswich Festival of Children’s Literature, and CYA Competitions. Kathryn teaches part-time, in the role of Literacy Coordinator, and conducts author talks at schools and festivals. She lives with her husband and two sons on a rural Queensland grazing property."