About the Author

Nick Greaves was born and educated in England, where he studied geology and environmental sciences before leaving to work in southern Africa. His work as a geologist took him to many of the remote and unspoiled regions of south Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. There he developed a lasting fascination for the wildlife and its varied, often fragile habitat.

Rod Clement was born in 1961 and has lived in Papua New Guinea, as well as his native Australia where he now lives on the north coast of New South Wales. He has illustrated many children's books, and has won many awards for his portraits.