|Author:||Emily Rodda; Craig Smith (Illustrator)|
About the Author: Emily Rodda is the author of the outstandingly successful Deltora Quest, Rowan of Rin and Rondo novels. In 1995 she received the Dromkeen Medal for services to Australian children’s literature. Emily is one of Australia’s most popular children’s authors. About the Illustrator: Craig Smith is one of Australia’s busiest illustrators, and has published many books since the 1980s, when he began his career.