Shelley Davidow is originally from South Africa and the author of 39 books. She grew up in a bi-racial family at the height of Apartheid. She left South Africa as a young adult, just as her writing began to take off with the publication of her first, award-winning young adult novel, Freefalling. Over the past two decades, she has lived and worked on 5 continents, searching for home, which she has finally found on Australia’s East Coast. Her most recent book is Raising Stress-Proof Kids.