Mark Greenwood

Mark Greenwood is an author with a passion for history. His award winning books have been honoured internationally. He has twice received the West Australian Premier’s Award for The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef and The Legend of Moondyne Joe. Other titles include Ned Kelly and the Green Sash, Midnight – the story of a light […]


Frané Lessac

Frané Lessac is an author/ illustrator of international renown having over 40 award winning children’s books. She has a passion to inspire and instill pride in children about their own unique heritage and their ability to capture it in pictures and words. Frané has contributed her distinctive paintings to many picture books including, “Simpson and […]


Martin Chatterton

An engaging and comedic speaker, Martin Ed Chatterton has been writing, illustrating and performing successfully around the world for the last thirty years appearing extensively at schools, festivals, conferences, TV and radio in the UK, Australia, India, China and the USA. His books for children and adults have been published in more than a dozen […]


Valanga Khoza

VALANGA KHOZA is a consummate storyteller and musician, shaping tales of his life into captivating presentations. Valanga was born in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. He grew up in a traditional setting surrounded by lively singing, drumming and dancing. The Limpopo area is rich in traditional healers, orators and storytellers, highly respected throughout Africa. […]



Driven by Alana’s wild violin, chased by accordion and double bass, Vardos have been performing in Australia and internationally for over ten years. Vardos learnt to play this beautiful music in Hungarian folk music schools and remote Transylvanian villages. They have also learnt irresistible songs and infectious dances which are energetic and fun. Alana tells […]


Alison Lloyd

Alison Lloyd loves history and stories. Her writing and presentations contain a strong element of both. Several of her books have been shortlisted for Children’s Book Council and children’s choice awards, including Wicked Warriors and Evil Emperors, and Do You Dare? The Bushranger’s Boys, 1841. She also wrote the Letty books for the widely-loved Our […]