Helen Martin is an award-winning writer and director. She has been an early childhood producer on television programs such as Play School and Hi-5. Cheryl Orsini is the much-loved illustrator of The Fairy Dancers, The Tales of Mrs Mancini and The Magic Bookshop. She has illustrated more than thirty children's books, and her work regularly appears in magazines and exhibitions. For more, visit www.cherylorsini.com Judith Simpson is an award-winning producer/director and executive producer of children's and educational television programs. She worked for the ABC for more than twenty-five years. After that, she focussed on writing, mainly information material, and her work has ranged from books for very small children to adults. Currently, she is writing with Helen Martin to produce the ABC Book of ... series.