About the author

Teena Raffa-Mulligan

<p> Teena Raffa-Mulligan is a West Australian author who has figured out some unusual remedies for wrinkles, the fuel to launch an Aussie grandpa into space and a trick to remind an elephant boy not to go with strangers who pretend to be friends.</p> <p> Teena writes tales to entertain all ages and her publications include poems, short stories, picture books and novels. She has also enjoyed a long career in journalism.</p> <p> Teena says one of the best things about being a children&#39;s author is visiting schools to encourage young people to write their own stories.</p> <p> She has three grown up children with families of their own who provide plenty of inspiration for new stories.</p>