Mark Carthew – We’re Orff co-author
Mark is an award winning Australian author and educator well known for his books and series exploring wordplay, music, movement and drama, with his illustrated play-script series VoiceWorks having sold over a million copies worldwide. Mark’s latest releases include Newts, Lutes and Bandicoots, Wicked Wizards & Leaping Lizards and Witches’ Britches, Itches & Twitches! Mark’s picture books include Five Little Owls and The Gobbling Tree, winner of Speech Pathology Australia’s Book of the Year 2009. His anthology with music CD Can You Keep a Secret? Timeless rhymes to share and treasure was noted by the Children’s Book Council of Australia as a Notable Book, Early Childhood. Mark is currently a Lecturer and the Program Coordinator Primary Education at Swinburne University of Technology.