Jane Godwin is the highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for young people, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations. Jane is dedicated to pursuing quality and enriching reading and writing experiences for young people, whether it's as a writer, a publisher or a speaker/facilitator in schools. She lives in Melbourne.
In a career spanning decades, Alison Lester has written many books and won several prestigious awards including the 2019 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Early Childhood Book of the Year Award for Tricky's Bad Day, the 2012 CBCA Eve Pownall Book of the Year Award for One Small Island, and the 2005 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award for Are We There Yet?. Alison was Australia's Inaugural Children's Laureate from 2011 to 2013.