Rebecca Johnson is an author and primary school science teacher. She has written over 100 books for children, all based on Australian native animals and pets, and embedded with science. Her books include the Steve Parish Story book range. Juliet – Nearly a Vet, Vet Cadets, Aussie Kids (Katie at the Beach), The Insect, Reptile and Amphibian Series (Pascal Press) as well as the First Fact Series for kids (Pascal Press).
Rebecca has won many awards for her books and teaching, including Wilderness society awards, Whitley Best Children’s Series, The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science Teaching and a Peter Doherty Award.
Rebecca runs ‘Nearly a Vet Conventions’ for children all over Australia. They come and learn about the things that vets do and how to care for pets properly. Her ‘Nearly a Vet Kits’ and a large number of her books are available through the Aussie Pet Collective.