Mick Elliott is an author, illustrator, literacy ambassador and professional mischief-maker. His debut trilogy, The Turners, was nominated for an Aurealis Award and his illustrated middle-grade series, Squidge Dibley, has been sold in six international territories. Mick has contributed stories and illustrations to many bestselling anthologies. His first picture book series will be released at the end of 2021. Mick has written and produced acclaimed children’s programs for Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop, Channel TEN and the ABC. He lives in Sydney with his family and their cavoodle named Gypsy.