Jan Dallimore loves writing books for children. Her first book was Granny: Survivor. Jan finds writing relaxing and would much rather write than cook or clean! Jan's dog, Beau, sits under her feet while she writes. If Jan wasn't a writer, she would be a world traveller. But for now she'll stick with writing and enjoy time with her family.
Richard Morden is an illustrator based in Melbourne. He works in a range of styles and is fascinated by Australian culture, history, prehistory and natural sciences, gothic horror and science fiction.
…aimed at emergent readers making the transition form picture books to novels. There is plenty of action told through simple text in the first person voice of Captain Cal. Illustrations on every page not only complement the text but also show the three child characters acting out their adventures in back yard play – the Silver Pig a tin shed, and other characters including the family dog.These easy reads are likely to appeal to both boy and girl readers in the six to eight year old age group.