Pamela Rushby is the author of over 200 books for children and young adults, as well as children's TV scripts, documentaries, short stories and freelance journalism. Pam has been an advertising copywriter, pre-school teacher, and producer of educational television, audio and multimedia. She has won many awards, including the NSW Premier's Ethel Turner Prize, seven CBCA Notable Books, a Qld Writers Fellowship — and a bag of gold coins at a film festival in Iran! Pam believes the strangest, most riveting, heart-breaking, laugh-out-loud stories aren't fiction. They're real. They come from history. And she loves tripping over unusual incidents from history — and then writing about them. Her website is www.pamelarushby.com.
Megan is a teacher librarian at St Peters Lutheran College. She has been awarded the Queensland Teacher Librarian of the Year, as well as the national Dromkeen Librarian's Award and is a former national vice-president of the Children's Book Council of Australia. Megan writes about all things literary, literacy and library at www.childrensbooksdaily.com and is the author of the bestselling book Raising Readers (UQP, 2019). Her next book is a narrative non fiction picture book.