Rebecca Johnson is the author of over 100 books for children. In 2015, she won the Prime Minister's Prize for Teaching Science in Primary School. Her first series of novels 'Juliet - Nearly a Vet' won the 2014 Environment Award for Children's Literature, and her Pascal Press Insect Series won the 2014 Whitley Award for Best Children's Series. Rebecca won the 2016 Griffith University Outstanding Alumnus of the year in Arts, Law and Education. Her books combine a love of science, animals and literature. Rebecca runs Nearly a Vet Conventions at zoos and schools all around Australia for children who have loved her Nearly a Vet Series and want to be vets or scientists one day.