About the author
Ron Brooks has illustrated many children's books, including those considered to be classics of Australian picture book publishing:John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat and The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek. Both these picture books have earned world-wide recognition and critical praise. Old Pig was named Best Book of the Year 1997 by the New Yorker and the Chicago Tribune. Recently Ron illustrated two beautiful companion picture books, Henry's Bed and Henry's Bath, written by his wife Margaret Perversi.