Damian Callinan (Author) Damian Callinan is an award-winning comedian, actor and writer. A three-time nominee for Most Outstanding Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, he is best known to TV and film audiences for his roles in Skithouse, Spicks and Specks and Backyard Ashes. His prolific live shows have seen him forge a reputation as 'one of the best character comedians in the country' (Herald Sun), and his solo show The Merger was adapted into a multi-award-winning screenplay penned by and starring Callinan. This story of a country Australian Rules football club who recruit refugees to make up the numbers was awarded Best Film and Screenplay at the 2019 Ozflix Independent Film Awards and is now enjoying an acclaimed second life on Netflix. Adele K. Thomas (Illustrator) Adele K. Thomas is a Melbourne-based illustrator and art director, with more than thirteen years of experience in animated film and TV design and children's books. Adele has illustrated multiple children's book series including The Champion Charlies, Mermaid Holidays and Pearl the Magical Unicorn. She has also written and illustrated a picture book called Animals Eat Their Veggies Too! and has been shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia's Crichton Award for her illustration work on The Monster Maintenance Manual. Adele is a self-described geek who enjoys collecting LEGO mini figures and hanging out with her dog, Jasper.