Join bestselling author Sally Rippin as she launches Polly and Buster: The Search for the Silver Witch, the final instalment of her brilliant new trilogy. In a world where monsters and witches are encouraged to stay apart, unlikely best friends Polly and Buster have formed a secret, heart-squeezingly happy friendship. Get your hands on an advance copy and hear Sally share her wonderful stories about kindness, staying true to yourself and standing up for the people and ideas you believe in. Hosted by ABC RN’s Carl Smith. Rec. 6+

Sally Rippin (Australian)

Sally Rippin

Sally Rippin is Australia's highest-selling female author. She has published over 70 books for children, including two novels for young adults, and her Billie B Brown series has sold over 4.5 million books in 14 languages. Sally is a passionate ambassador for the 100 Story Building centre for young writers and has a regular radio program on 3RRR interviewing industry professionals. Her most recent novel is The Search for the Silver Witch, the final instalment in the highly-acclaimed Polly and Buster trilogy.

Carl Smith (Australian)

Carl Smith

Carl Smith is a science nerd/reporter at ABC Science, who also co-hosts the kids’ podcasts Short & Curly, and Pickle. He’s made documentaries, presented the ABCTV series Minibeast Heroes, and was a reporter on ABCME’s Behind the News, a role which found him interviewing the head of NASA, reporting from inside a nuclear reactor, and dressing up as Batman!