Wendy Orr was born in Canada and grew up with various pets, in various places across North America and France. In Australia Wendy has lived on a dairy farm and a sheep farm. Recently she moved to a bush block where she found an old shack with furniture, tea-cups, dressing gowns and hot-water bottles. as if the people living there had just disappeared. She wondered if a ghost might still be there. But while Wendy was writing Spook's Shack she heard a science report that said mobile phones were killing ghosts. Ghost sightings in Britain have shrunk to nothing since mobile phones have become common. Wendy is the author of several award-winning books for young children and teenagers.Kerry Millard was born in Canada and grew up surrounded by all sorts of animals. Later she moved to Australia and became a vet. One day Kerry took her crazy dog to dog school, drew some cartoons for their newsletter, and accidentally began a new career as an award-winning cartoonists and illustrator, and author.