Patricia Mullins is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. She also specialises in the restoration and conservation of carousel horses and rocking horses.

She won the CBCA Picture Book of the Year in 1982 and the Dromkeen Medal in 2012. Some of the books she has illustrated include Lightning Jack (2012), A Crash of Rhinos! (2010), Only a Donkey (2007), Hattie and the Fox (1986) and Shoes from Grandpa (1990).

She lives in Melbourne with her husband John and son Hamish.

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