Kat Macleod has illustrated several books, including the multi-award winning Bird (2002, 3 Deep Design), The Cocktail (2005, Hardie Grant), Michi’s Like I Give a Frock (2008, Penguin) and the forthcoming What on earth are you wearing? (2010, Penguin). Her illustrations have appeared in several publications including Harpers Bazaar, Vogue and The Age, and she has completed commissions for the likes of Collette Dinnigan, Third Drawer Down and Heide Museum of Modern Art. She has held two solo exhibitions, The Tiniest Spark (2008) and Slight Inclusions (2009), at Lamington Drive gallery and runs the Ortolan graphic design studio with two of her best friends. Macleod lives with her husband and two cats in Melbourne.