Mick Elliott is an author, illustrator, TV producer, screenwriter, literacy ambassador and professional mischief-maker. His popular debut trilogy, THE TURNERS about a reluctant shapeshifting teenager, was nominated for an Aurealis Award. His illustrated middle grade series, SQUIDGE DIBLEY, has been sold in six international territories and is inexplicably huge in Germany. Mick has contributed stories and illustrations to many bestselling anthologies. His first picture book DADS & DOGS is out now through Walker Books. Mick has written and produced acclaimed children’s programmes for the ABC, Nickelodeon, the Sesame Workshop and Channel TEN.