Bob Graham, Australia’s leading picture-book maker, has written and illustrated many children’s picture books including Oscar’s Half Birthday, Buffy and Let’s Get a Pup. He won the 2000 Smarties Gold Medal for Max, the 2003 Kate Greenaway Medal forJethro Byrde, Fairy Child and the Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award an unprecedented four times. His recent books include the early reader, Jack’s Little Party and My Dog, My Cat, My Mum and Me! with Nigel Grey.