ReidJanetJanet Reid lives in Brisbane with her husband, and has two grown-up sons who have left home but come back often for meals. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, quilting and catching up with friends for coffee.

Teaching in primary and preschools for many years has fostered her love of writing, and she particularly likes to create characters who are resilient, courageous and funny.

Janet has previously published two middle-grade books, The Ruby Bottle (2012) and Granny Rags (2013). Trouble For Toby is her first book with Wombat Books.