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About the Author
Award-winning and beloved author Emily Rodda grew up on Sydney’s North Shore and graduated from the University of Sydney in 1973 with an MA (Hons) in English Literature. Always an avid reader, she moved naturally into a career in publishing, first as a book editor, and finally as a publisher at Angus & Robertson. Rodda has been a full-time writer since 1994 and won the prestigious Dromkeen Medal in 1995. She lives in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia, with her family.