5 stars across 11 books
Margaret Wild has written more than seventy books and has been published around the world. Her numerous awards and distinctions include the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award for Jenny Angel, illustrated by Anne Spudvilas, The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas, and Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks. In 2008 she received the Nan Chauncy Award for an outstanding contribution to children's literature in Australia. Margaret has three titles in the Walker Classics series: Going Home and A Bit of Company, both illustrated by Wayne Harris, and Let the Celebrations Begin!, illustrated by Julie Vivas.
Judith Rossell worked as a government scientist for a cotton spinning company and studied textile design in Scotland before becoming a full-time writer and illustrator of children's books. She has written 11 books and illustrated more than eighty, and her work has been translated into 14 languages. Judith teaches at RMIT and lives in Melbourne, Australia. Bogtrotter (written by Margaret Wild) is her first title with Walker Books Australia. Visit Judith's website at www.judithrossell.com and follow her on twitter @JudithRossell.