Caz Goodwin is the ARA for Australia East and New Zealand. She lives in Melbourne and writes picture books, short stories and novels for children. She has had over 25 short stories, poems and books published in various formats. Her first book, a junior novel Curse of the Viking Sword, was published in 2008 and won a first time writers award. Her picture book, Dragon’s Egg, received a Singapore National Arts Council award and has been published in Korean. She has also co-edited a book of short stories for adults. Her latest picture book, Lazy Daisy, was published by Little Hare (Hardie Grant Egmont) in March 2019 and the second book in the 'Daisy' series will be released in March 2020.