Davina Bell

Davina Bell

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Davina Bell is the author of the Alice books in the Our Australian Girl series, which follow the story of a young ballerina growing up in WA in World War One. Born in Perth, Davina completed a law degree before moving to Melbourneto take up the Professional Writing and Editing course at RMIT University. She worked at Penguin for six years as an Editor and Senior Editor in the Young Readers Division, where she was lucky enough to collaborate with some of Australia's most talented creators of books for children. Davina now lives in the Margaret River region of WA's south-west, where she writes full time on the edge of a vineyard. Her first picture-book, The Underwater Fancydress Parade, will be published in October 2014. Sara Acton is an award-winning author and illustrator. Sara grew up in the Cotswolds in England and always loved drawing, especially people and other strange creatures. She studied BA Hons Fine Art and trained as an Art Teacher in London. After teaching and practicing art in England and New Zealand Sara moved with her family to Australia. Sara now lives in a small seaside village, near Sydney, where she enjoys writing and illustrating for children in her studio, whilst drinking tea and eating far too many biscuits. Her new picture book, witten by Davina Bell, is Oh Albert, How Could You?