Elena de Roo
Elena was the recipient of the Todd New Writers' Burssary in 2010, which she used to write a collection of children's poems. The Rain Train was a Storylines notable picture book in 2011. She lives in Auckland with her family.
Author's Comment: Although I had always enjoyed reading, the first book that really swept me away into another world was A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle.
Nationality: New Zealand