About the Author

Meet the author

Greta Menzies is an Australian author, publisher, corporate advisor specialising in data science and analytics, entrepreneur and surfing mum. She is fuelled by caffeine and her love of her kids – determined to show them they can do anything. From the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia, she is the creator/founder of both Surfing Ballerina and Resilience Reads publishing. She is passionate about developing engaging and fun ways to help children build resilience and confidence. She loves the beach and measures her family’s happiness by the amount of sand on the floor.  

Meet the illustrator

Mila Shurina is originally from Russia but currently based in Italy and working as a freelance illustrator. Mila has a masters degree in graphic design and has worked on a diverse range of graphic design and illustration projects worldwide. She likes to study the culture of different countries and take photos, but children’s books and drawing are her passion. She creates beautiful and powerful imagery which brings to life and excites our imaginations.