Love was Hiding is a celebration of the love a mother has for her child. Told from a child’s perspective it shows a mother’s small acts of love right throughout the day.
Jennifer Loakes is a Brisbane-based children’s author and psychologist. Love was Hiding is her second book and cherishes the love mums give to their children through the every day caring tasks. Jenifer was inspired by watching the amazing women in her life selflessly and lovingly care for their children (including her very own Mum). Her first book, Mate and Me, was published in 2015 and is also by Windy Hollow Books.
Jess Racklyeft is a children’s book illustrator based in Melbourne. She loves creating work with watercolors and experimenting with new art techniques, and bringing it all together on the computer. Her recent books include Merry Everything by Tania McCartney and If Baby Could Talk by Michael Wagner, as well as CBCA notable and SCBWI Crystal Kite winner Smile Cry by Tania McCartney. With two book-loving little ones and lots of illustration jobs on the go, she’s immersed in her dream world of children’s books most of her days.