Sally Rippin was born in Australia, but grew up in many other countries including England, Brunei, Hong Kong and China. She has written and illustrated many books, including the 'Fang Fang' books. Among the titles she has illustrated is Gezani and the Tricky Baboon by Valanga Khoza (A+U 2003). See also www.sallyrippin.com. Lorette Broekstra has illustrated the delightful 'Hugo' series for A+U as well as the successful 'Baby Bear' series for Lothian.
"A real child-pleaser." --Kirkus Reviews on Hugo the Flying Firefighter