Featuring fun text and beautiful illustrations, these books vividly capture the spirit of the Australian landscapes, wildlife and plants. Colin Thiele wrote over 100 books and won numerous literary awards. His talent with words made him one of Australia’s most popular and versatile writers. In 1977 Colin Thiele was made a Companion of the Order of Australia.Garry Fleming is a full-time author, illustrator and artist. His distinctive artwork has appeared on a number of bestselling children’s books.