What do you get when you take one brave, big sister, one not-so-brave little sister, a spooky night-time backyard, and heaps of imagination? The most magnificent camp-out ever!
Wendy Orr was born in Edmonton, Canada, and spent her childhood in various places across Canada, France and the USA. She is the author of many award-winning books, including Ark in the Park, Peeling the Onion and Nim's Island, which was made into a feature film starring Abigail Breslin. The sequel, Nim at Sea, is also being made into a film. Wendy lives on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.
Lauren Stringer was born in Great Falls, Montana, USA. She is an artist and sculptor, and has designed sets and costumes for performance art, dance and theatre. She has illustrated many beautiful books, including Mud, by Mary Lyn Ray, Snow, by Cynthia Ryland, and her own, Winter is the Warmest Season.