Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors, and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate.
Bryan Sullivan worked on the Apollo Moon Programme at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, where he and his colleagues were the first to see man's first steps on the moon. After a long career in computers and electrical engineering, Bryan now keeps the farm running - including the waterwheel he designed and built that powered the computers to write this book. Bryan is married to Jackie French, a full-time writer of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults.