Katrina Germein is a bestselling picture book author. Published worldwide, Katrina’s book, Big Rain Coming (illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft), has remained continuously in print since it was first published in 1999. Her popular title, My Dad Thinks He’s Funny (illustrated by Tom Jellett), was Highly Commended in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Thunderstorm Dancing (illustrated by Judy Watson) is among many of Katrina’s books to have received a Notable Book Commendation from the CBCA, and be featured on children’s television programs such as Play School. In 2019 Katrina won the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award for Let’s Go Strolling (illustrated by Danny Snell). Katrina writes about family, Australian life and the natural environment.