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 Golden Day to hilarious picture books such as The Terrible Plop. Terry Denton has written and illustrated many popular books, including Gasp!. He has also collaborated with Andy Griffiths on books such as The Cat on the Mat Is Flat, The Bad Book, the Just! Series, and The 13- and 26-Storey Treehouse.