Margaret Wild

Margaret Wild was born in South Africa and came to live in Australia in 1972. In addition to writing over 40 books for children, she has worked as a journalist and as a children's book editor. She is a courageous author, who strives to illuminate difficult life issues for young children. Her books have won numerous awards in Australia and in the U.S. She lives in Sydney with her two children, where she enjoys reading, listening to music and frequenting cafes.