Nansi Kunze began her teaching career in 1997, after gaining a Grad. Dip. Ed and a Bachelor’s Degree in languages and history at the University of Adelaide. Over the last two decades she’s taught students aged 5 to 85 a wide range of skills, from how to mummify each other in foil and toilet paper to the advanced use of Australian slang. She is the author of three YA novels (published by Random House Australia) and the Make the Future! series of sustainability resources for primary schools (published by Hawker Brownlow Education). A lifelong explorer and fan of our planet, she’s been involved with LandCare, school-based upcycling projects and the promotion of sustainable food and cooking. Nansi shares a hillside property in Victoria with her husband and son, two cats and a thriving society of wild wombats.