Judith Rossell is a full-time Melbourne-based illustrator. Her titles include the Children's Book Council of Australia's 1999 shortlisted title How to Guzzle Your Garden (by Jackie French), the popular Blackbread the Pirate (by Garth Nix), The Lost Treasure of the Green Iguana and I Spy With Inspector Stilton.
Michael Parker studied law and worked (extremely briefly) in corporate litigation before seeing the light and retraining to teach English. He currently co-ordinates English at a school in Sydney. He has lived with the Japanese mafia and climbed to Camp One on Mount Everest in Tibet. His first novel, Doppleganger, for young adults, was shortlisted in the NSW Premier's Awards.