Rosemary Mastnak is the author and illustrator of three gorgeous picture books about the special relationships between grandparents and their grandchildren.
Dancing with Grandma was her first picture book, and it was inspired by her beautiful granddaughter Anya. Rosemary’s second book, Cooking with Grandma, was published in 2009 and became a CBCA Notable Picture Book. Adventures with Grandpa was published in 2010.
Rosemary began her career as an early childhood teacher and then spent thirty years teaching watercolour to children and adults. She has won numerous art awards throughout Tasmania and has held thirty solo exhibitions, as well as exhibiting both interstate and internationally. Rosemary now lives with her husband in Tasmania, and continues to teach and practise watercolour-painting.