Emma Middleton is a writer, illustrator and dance teacher. After a fifteen-year career as a professional dancer, during which time she performed for the Vienna Ballet, Emma became a dance teacher at her own ballet school. Emma's passion is to create stories that will enhance a child's sense of wonder, delight and unlimited possibility. She lives near Noosa, in Queensland.Briony Stewart is an award-winning writer and illustrator from Western Australia. She has a double degree in Fine Art and Creative Writing and is passionate about all forms of art for kids and the young at heart. When she's not writing or drawing, Briony can be found programming events, projects and art activities for festivals or doing something weird like building dragons and organising her local egg-rolling championships.