Sally Rippin (Author) Sally Rippin was born in Darwin and grew up in South-East Asia. As a young adult she studied traditional Chinese painting for three years in Shanghai and Hangzhou, which inspired her first novel Chenxi and the Foreigner. Sally is the author of many books for children, including the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series, and the highly acclaimed children's novel Angel Creek. Currently, she lives in Melbourne with her partner and three sons, and writes and illustrates full time.Adrian Beck (Author) Adrian Beck is a TV producer and has worked on shows such as The Footy Show, The Logie Awards, Carols by Candlelight, Prank Patrol and Kids' WB. He is the author of the Kick it to Nick series, a collaboration with AFL Hall of Famer Shane Crawford, and Dale in the Stuff Happens series.James Foley (Illustrator) James Foley is a children?s author and illustrator. His books include In The Lion, The Amity Kids Adventures, The Last Viking Returns, Brobot, Dungzilla and My Dead Bunny. James is an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room to Read Australia, and the Regional Advisor for SCBWI Australia West.