Robin Klein is one of Australia's most popular and accomplished writers for children and young adults. Robin has had more than 40 books published. Her works have been adapted for both stage and screen. Many of her books have been shortlisted for the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award. Her highly acclaimed novel Came Back to Show You I Could Fly won a Human Rights Award for Literature and also won the 1990 Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers, plus a host of other commendations. Robin was awarded the Dromkeen Medal for her significant contribution to the appreciation and development of children's literature in Australia. She lives in the hills near Melbourne where she writes full time.