Michelle Worthington is an internationally published award-winning author of empowering picture books for children. Two-time winner of the International Book Award for Children's Hardcover Fiction and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Michelle also received a Gellett Burgess Award for Children's Literature and a Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in Picture Books. Two of her picture books were listed on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year award Notables list. She is a real-life book fairy.
Katrin Dreiling is a teacher-trained illustrator based in Brisbane who loves to come up with quirky creations that inspire children to get creative themselves. She has also provided the characters for animated university lectures and government staff coaching videos. Her passion, however, is to illustrate for children's books and work creatively in a team. Her first picture book, The World’s Worst Pirate, written by Michelle Worthington, was a CBCA Notable Book in 2018.