Karen Below is a creator living in Melbourne, Australia with her husband, wonderfully talented children, her beloved kitty Charlie and lovable golden retrievers Ellie & Lilly.  She loves travelling, hiking, home decorating and most of all being a mum to her beautiful children.

Koko and Joey was established in 2012 and named after Karen's first published children's book titled "The Adventures of Koko and Joey: Family".  Her book is about unconditional love and adoption, emphasising that "love, makes a family". 

Karen is passionate about creating items for children that bring joy, inspire creative play and adventure.