Rebecca Johnson is an Australian author, part-time science teacher, and mother of two. Books in her Juliet, Nearly a Vet series have been twice nominated for the CBCA younger readers section, winner of the Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature and nominated for the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. Rebecca also has an Insect Series with strong links to the Australian Curriculum, presenting facts and scientific knowledge in a fiction format with stunning photographs. This series won the 2014 Whitley Award for Best Educational Series. Rebecca received the 2010 Peter Doherty Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.