Allayne L. Webster is an internationally published children’s and young adult author. She also plays guitar, writes music and sings; sometimes she illustrates. Allayne is the proud recipient of three arts grants, has been shortlisted for various literary awards, and has had two Notable Books in the CBCA Awards. Allayne served for ten years as a board member of the Salisbury Writers’ Festival and is currently on the board of the Adelaide Festival of Children’s Books. She is also a South Australian Premier’s Reading Challenge Ambassador and loves to visit schools to talk to students about reading and writing. Allayne is not a fan of housework. She believes in cleaning fairies.