Jane Jolly is a primary school teacher of 35 years’ experience. She has taught in Aboriginal schools, area schools and primary schools. In 1983 she worked as a governess on Commonwealth Hill Station. She now works part time as a teacher/librarian at Eastern Fleurieu School in South Australia, teaching creative writing and literature appreciation.
Jane has had three picture books published, each earning a Notable Award from the Children’s Book Council of Australia. Outside of teaching and writing her interests include organic gardening, cooking, and the plight of refugees.