Andy Griffiths: author of the bestselling and award-winning Treehouse series, as well as the Just series, The Bad Book and many other titles. Frances Watts: author of the bestselling picture book Kisses for Daddy, and winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Goodnight Mice. Andrew Daddo: prolific author and celebrity survivor, who thankfully, got out of Africa in time to write us a story. Lollie Barr: author of Stunt Boy, a CBCA notable book. James O'Loghlin: author of Daisy Malone and the Blue Glowing Stone and The Adventures of Sir Roderick, The Not-Very Brave, which won the Speech Pathology Award and was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Tristan Bancks: CBCA shortlisted author for Two Wolves, and author of the series My Life and Other Mistakes. Sam Bowring: author of The Zoo of Magical and Mythological Creatures, a CBCA notable book. Randa Abdel-Fattah: multiple award-winning author. Judith Rossell: winner of the Indie Book Award for Withering-By-Sea, which has also been shortlisted for the 2015 CBCA awards.