Bestselling children’s author Megan McDonald invites the audience into the lives of her most popular characters – dynamic sibling duo Judy Moody and her little brother Stink. Join Megan as she shares tales from her own childhood, the everyday inspiration for her stories, and all the fascinating information she’s uncovered while doing her favourite thing – research! Packed with fun facts about the Royal Family, Shakespeare and the Solar System. Rec. 6+

Megan McDonald (International)

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Megan McDonald has written more than 60 books for young readers, including her popular Judy Moody and Stink titles. She has won the Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and the International Reading Association Children’s Choice award. Megan lives in the United States.

Carl Smith (Australian)

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Carl Smith is a science nerd/reporter at ABC Science, who also co-hosts the kids’ podcasts Short & Curly, and Pickle. He’s made documentaries, presented the ABCTV series Minibeast Heroes, and was a reporter on ABCME’s Behind the News, a role which found him interviewing the head of NASA, reporting from inside a nuclear reactor, and dressing up as Batman!