Laurine Croasdale has written fiction and non-fiction for major publishers including: Penguin, Pan Macmillan, and ABC Books. She has also written television scripts for Hi5, reviewed books for ABC Radio and worked in publishing as an editor and consultant. Red Golf Balls, about the Sydney bushfires, received a CBCA Notable Book in 1999 and her latest books, Surf School and Surf Sisters focus on strong, positive friendships between girls with the increasingly popular surf culture as a backdrop. Her latest book, iHarry, will be published by Penguin in May 2011.
“Literature Live! lets me connect with kids about books and writing. I love it when teachers tell me how much the kids enjoyed their workshop and are busily writing stories with their newly created characters.”