Ursula Dubosarsky is regarded as one of the most talented writers in Australia today. Her work ranges from multi-award-winning novels for older readers like Abyssinia, Theodora's Gift, The Red Shoe and the 2012 CBCA shortlisted The Golden Day to her highly acclaimed and hilarious picture books with Andrew Joyner such as The Terrible Plop. Ursula has also collaborated with Tohby Riddle in their award-winning series that takes an entertaining journey through English language, The Word Spy and Return of the Word Spy. Terry Denton has written and illustrated many popular books, including Gasp! the breathtaking adventures of a fish left home alone, the madly inventive Storymaze series and his books for younger children about Wombat and Fox.