Cristy Burne writes at the intersection of story, science, technology and creativity. She has worked at CERN (home of the Large Hadron Collider!), performed in a science circus, and exploded sewage on her neighbour. Cristy’s books have been shortlisted for numerous awards and she won the 2022 WA Young Readers Book Award. Cristy’s work includes the Aussie STEM Stars biography of volcano hunter Suzy Urbaniak, the survival adventure Beneath The Trees, and the co-authored Wednesday Weeks science-meets-fantasy series of comedy adventures.