Author(s): Damon Young
Some brothers tap tambourines as the drummers keep the beat. But my brother is a beast . . . he pounds pianos with his feet.
All brothers are different. But what if your brother was really different? What if your brother was a beast?
Damon Young is a philosopher and writer. He's the author of several popular nonfiction books, including The Art of Reading, Distraction, Philosophy in the Garden and How to Think About Exercise. He's also the editor of Martial Arts and Philosophy- Beating and Nothingness. Damon's books have been published internationally, and translated into several languages, including Dutch, Spanish and Turkish. He's written columns and opinion for The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, the ABC and BBC, and he's a regular radio guest. Damon has also published poetry and short fiction. He lives in Melbourne with his wife, Ruth, and two editors (also known as children). www.damonyoung.com.au Peter Carnavas grew up in Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. He became a primary school teacher and it was during this time that he began to immerse himself in picture books. His first book, Jessica's Box, was shortlisted for the 2008 Queensland Premier's Literary Award and the 2009 CBCA Crichton Award for Emerging Illustrators. He has since written and illustrated many picture books, which have been translated into German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. Peter lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife, two daughters and a scruffy dog that occasionally escapes. www.petercarnavas.com