Features original contributions by 50 of Australia's best known children's authors, poets and illustrators. This work includes stories and poems that cover various genres, mystery, romance, crime, fantasy, SF, humour, and more. It includes contributors such as: Andy Griffiths, Shaun Tan, Gary Crew, Steven Herrick, Allan Baillie, and Sofie Laguna.
Paul Collins co-edited with Meredith Costain four boxed sets of fiction (Spinouts) for which they won the Aurealis Award. He edited The Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Fiction & Fantasy and received the William Atheling Award. He also won the inaugural Peter McNamara Award. Paul himself is an accomplished writer, having published over 120 books including The Jelindel Chronicles, The Earthborn Wars and seven titles in The Quentaris Chronicles.