Wendy Blaxland

Before becoming a full-time writer, Wendy Blaxland was an academic teaching English and then drama at Macquarie University and the University of New England, Armidale. Her twin passions are books and theatre: she works as a dramatist, writing children’s plays for the Marian Street Theatre for Young People, and has written over 100 books for educational publishers. The Christmas Rose is Wendy’s first picture book. She currently lives in Sydney, Australia.