A collection of true stories about kids and courage. Ordinary kids doing extraordinary things. Extraordinary kids trying to live ordinary lives. Real kids doing it tough.
Kirsty Murray is a multi-award-winning author of books for children and young adults. Her works include eleven novels plus non-fiction, junior fiction, historical fiction, science fiction and picture books. Kirsty has been a Creative Fellow of the State Library of Victoria and an Ambassador for both the Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge and the Stella Prize Schools Program. She's also been a writer-in-residence at two Indian universities and has travelled Australia and the world to collect amazing stories. Her three children and three step-children are all grown up now but her grandchildren, godchildren and many young friends continue to fascinate and inspire her with their energy and enthusiasms. She loves books, libraries, bookshops, readers, writers and anything and anyone connected to the world of story.