Deborah Abela (1)
After becoming a teacher, Deb went to Africa where she was caught in a desert sandstorm, harassed by monkeys and thrown in jail twice! She's since written twenty-six books including the Max Remy series and her climate change trilogy, Grimsdon, New City and Final Storm. Her dad's migration to Australia after WW2 inspired Teresa: A New Australian and her latest books are The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee and The Most Marvellous Spelling Bee Mystery. Her first picture book is Wolfie, An Unlikely Hero.