Rebecca Johnson, a nationally-awarded school science specialist teacher, has published over eighty children’s books and stories in fiction and non-fiction on Australian birds and animals. She received the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools and the Peter Doherty Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. Rebecca’s books for Steve Parish Publishing (now Pascal Press) have sold over three million copies around the world. Her series of illustrated insect books was commended in the Royal Zoological Society of NSW’s Whitley Awards. She is the author of the best-selling Juliet Nearly a Vet junior fiction series of twelve books, followed by Vet Cadets.