Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel at the age of seven, and is now the internationally bestselling and award-winning author of almost forty, ranging from picture books to poetry novels for both adults and children. She was recently voted one of Australia's favourite 15 novelists, and has been called 'one of the finest writers of this generation'. She is also an accredited master storyteller with the Australian Guild of Storytellers, and has told stories to both children and adults all over the world.
Her exciting latest series for children, The Impossible Quest, weaves together battles, beasts and bravery in a magical world under threat from dark forces. Other books for children include The Gypsy Crown, The Puzzle Ring, and The Starthorn Tree, while her books for adults include The Beast's Garden, Bitter Greens and The Wild Girl.