About the author
Nina Lawrence is a descendant of the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji mob and was born on Yidinji country in Far North Queensland. Nina is interested in the preservation and promotion of Indigenous Australian languages, and is passionate about access to bilingual development and literacy. Clever Crow was inspired by her work in the Northern Territory where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditonal hunting methods are still used. This is her first children’s book.
About the illustrator
Bronwyn Bancroft is a Djanbun clan member of the Bundjalung Nation. She illustrated her first book in 1992 and has worked on nearly 40 children’s books. She was the Australian finalist for the Ezra Jack Keats Award for Excellence in Children’s Book Illustration (1994), received the Dromkeen Medal (2010), and was the Australian finalist for the Hans Christian Andersen Award (Illustrator 2016). Bronwyn has a Diploma of Visual Arts and two Masters degrees from the University of Sydney (Studio Practice and Visual Art).