Mick Elliot is an author, illustrator, TV producer, scriptwriter AND animator. For two decades he was the head of creative at Nickelodeon Australia, producing award-winning programmes such as SlimeFest, Camp Orange, Slime Cup and the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. His first children's book series, The Turners was nominated for an Aurealis award and features on the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge. The first book in his new illustrated series, Squidge Dibley, will be published by Hachette in July. Mick will be the MC for the 2019 SWF Primary School Days in Penrith and Parramatta this May.