Errol Broome grew up in Perth where she studied Arts at the University of Western Australia and worked as a journalist at the West Australian. She now lives in Melbourne. She is Literary Patron of the Society of Women Writers Victoria, and spends much time keeping her garden alive. An award-winning author, her books for children have been published widely overseas and translated into several languages.
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Winner 1992)
Children’s Book Council of Australia (Notable Book 1993, 1994, 1998, 2001, 2004)
Children’s Book Council of Australia (Honour Book 2001)