Margaret Wild is one of Australia's best-known and
best-loved authors for young people. She has published over 70
picture books for young children, and two verse novels for
In her long career, Ann James has illustrated over 70 books including The Midnight Gang, Little Humpty, Lucy Goosey (all written by Margaret Wild); I'm a Dirty Dinosaur and I'm a Hungry Dinosaur (written by Janeen Brian); and Bird and Bear and Bird and Bear and the Special Day which Ann both wrote and illustrated. She has been nominated as Australian Illustrator for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, 2020.