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Balarinji Studio is Australia’s leading indigenous art and design group.
Bali Engel is a french freelance director & Illustrator based in London. She co-founded the multi award winning animation studio BAT collective with co-director Mat Landour. They work for advertising and short films ona variety of mediums ranging from 3D animation, 2D animation to live action/mixed media. She has published several children's picture books in France and the United states and worked for editorial illustration. She graduated from an M.A course in Animation at the Royal College of Art 2009 She is represented as Bat Collective at Passion Pictures, Paris, Melbourne, Nomint for US and UK, Tendril for Canada. (Bio via www.bengel.co.uk/)
Baptiste Paul grew up in St. Lucia, where he walked up mountain roads barefoot or wearing cracked rubber shoes that burned his feet. His steps eventually led him to earn degrees in environmental and political science from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. He now lives in Wisconsin, and this is his second book for children. His debut, The Field, was published by NorthSouth books. Visit him online at baptistepaul.com.
Barbara Bakos has been drawing for as long as she can remember. She has worked as an art director and a character and background designer for a television series, but she always knew that she wanted to spend more time as an illustrator. She now focuses on children’s book illustration. She lives in the United Kingdom.
Barbara Barbieri McGrath
Barbara Barbieri McGrath has written over twenty books for children, including The Baseball Counting Book, and Teddy Bear Patterns. She lives in Natick, Massachusetts.
Barbara Binns grew up on Chicago’s south side and now lives and writes in a suburb of the city. She frequently contributes to the Almanac of Arlington Heights, a quarterly publication in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Her debut middle grade novel is Courage. She speaks to students, teachers, and librarians across the country at conferences and other events. Visit her website at www.babinns.com or follow her on Twitter @barbarabinns.
Barbara Cantini is the illustrator of numerous books for young readers. Ghoulia is her first author-illustrated project. She lives in the Tuscan countryside with her husband and their two daughters, three cats, and slightly daft hamster.
Barbara Dee is the author of nine middle-grade novels including Everything I Know About You, Halfway Normal, and Star-Crossed. Her books have received several starred reviews and been included on many best-of lists, including the ALA Rainbow List Top Ten, the Chicago Public Library Best of the Best, and the NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. Star-Crossed was also a Goodreads Choice Awards finalist. Barbara is one of the founders of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival. She lives with her family, including a naughty cat named Luna and a sweet rescue hound dog named Ripley, in Westchester County, New York.