Robin Klein is one of Australia s most popular and accomplished writers for children and young adults. Robin s numerous works have won many prizes and have been adapted for both stage and screen. Apart from the Penny Pollard series, her works include Hating Alison Ashley, Came Back to Show You I Could Fly, and the Thing series.
Ann James has been illustrating children s books since 1980 and runs a gallery in Melbourne which specialises in exhibiting book illustrations. Her books include A Pet for Mrs Arbuckle, Dog In, Cat Out, The Midnight Gang and The Butterfly.