About the author

Val Neubecker

<p>Val lives in Perth, Western Australia.</p> <p></p> <p>She wrote scripts and songs for a theatre restaurant for 18 years.</p> <p></p> <p>She has had three children&rsquo;s books published:</p> <p><em>&lsquo;The School Photograph&rsquo; </em></p> <p><em>&lsquo;An Alphabet of Australian Animals&rsquo; </em></p> <p><em>&lsquo;What Little Dragons Do&rsquo;.&nbsp; </em></p> <p></p> <p>Poems, short stories and plays have been published in the NSW School Magazine and NZ School Journal.</p> <p></p> <p>She recently diversified into music and has a published book of children&rsquo;s Christmas songs, <em>&lsquo;Ho! Ho! Ho! &amp; Other Christmas Songs&rsquo;</em>, for which she composed the music and wrote the lyrics.</p> <p></p> <p>Val is the Poetry Coordinator for Creative Connections, an organisation where poets write poems to artworks created by artists with disabilities.&nbsp;</p> <p></p>