Sally Rippin has over fifty books published, many of them award-winning, including the best-selling Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series. She is a popular presenter in schools and at literary festivals both in Australia and overseas and has a regular program on 3RRR interviewing children’s authors and industry professionals.

From time to time she has enjoyed appearing with Story Peddlers as Madame Mystique.

Patrick Verdon has a background in sculpture and Art Therapy but spent most of his working life in theatre and television. Frustrated with only building other people’s dreams, he set about constructing a café on a bike. Story Peddlers is his next wild and wonderful venture, but this is only the beginning… Watch this space for more peddling projects to come.

He is also sometimes known as Monsieur Obscure.