Wonder: Local Adventures for Kids
Author: Caroline Webber
Illustrator: Kathryn Garland
Expected Release Date: TBC
Caroline has always had a passion for books and writing. She is an experienced editor and dabbles in writing. Her most recent book is Putting Pen to Paper. Caroline has a Masters degree in Renaissance and Romantic Literature and a doctorate from the University of Liverpool (UK) for her research on eighteenth-century literature and editorial practices in Gaston de Blondeville by the Gothic novelist, Ann Radcliffe.
Kathryn is a Fine Art graduate from the UK, who specialised in Fine Art Painting. Kathryn has exhibited her work across the UK and a selection of her works were chosen for the Royal Academy’s Northern Graduates exhibition at the Curwen Gallery.
Since moving to Australia in 2008, Kathryn worked for an Artist Run Initiative in Sydney’s art precinct, Paddington, as assistant director and curator. As well as sourcing artwork and curating shows, Kathryn taught life drawing at the gallery and still practices this today.
In Wonder: I wonder what we shall do today?, Kathryn has worked from a series of observational drawings and developed a playful abstract style to represent the forests, parks and beaches featured in this book.
Kathryn now lives in Melbourne, she is a wife and mother to two young children, and is available for commissions and other book projects.