Sally Murphy is an Australian author of children’s books, poetry and educational titles, including the award winning verse novels Pearl Verses the World and Toppling. She lives in the country, where she writes, teaches and also reviews books.
Rebecca Newman is the editor at Alphabet Soup’s Blog, and former editor of Alphabet Soup’s print magazine. Her poetry has been published in The School Magazine and she is currently working on several picture book manuscripts, a collection of poems for children, and a middle grade novel. Rebecca lives in Perth, Western Australia and when she is not busy writing she is reading, reviewing children’s books and tending to a tiny kitchen garden.