Dr Stephanie Owen Reeder is a children’s author with an abiding love of books, art and history. Before becoming a full-time author, Stephanie worked as a secondary school teacher, a librarian, a university lecturer and a Hansard Editor at Federal Parliament. She lives in Canberra, Australia, is the mother of three adult children, including twins, and the grandmother of two grandsons and one grand-daughter, all of whom inspire her writing.

Stephanie was the recipient of the Laurie Coping Award for Distinguished Service to Children’s Literature in the ACT in 2019 and she is an Ambassador for the ACT Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge.

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