Richard Mitchell - Cartoonist
Richard Mitchell's cartoons have appeared in The Age Newspaper and many national and international publications. He has illustrated award winning children's educational books and has even designed his own cartoon puzzle called Pundit, which has been published in Australia and the UK. Richard's daughter Matilda had her first operation for cleft palate at just 6 months of age. Later diagnosed with Autism, she has ongoing medical issues, which make hospital visits a routine part of life for the family. Richard understands the challenges that are faced by parents having to negotiate the world of medical procedures and is very pleased to contribute to this important book.