Dr Rachel Le Rossignol is the author of the Tales of Tarya series (Odyssey Books): Harlequin’s Riddle, Columbine’s Tale, and Pierrot’s Song. An award-winning playwright, her short plays have been performed in Melbourne, Sydney, and Manila, and she co-wrote the script for Murder on the Puffing Billy Express, which is performed on a vintage steam train and attracts audiences from around the world. With composer Andrew Perkins, she has written a musical version of Aristophane’s The Birds, which premiered at the Auckland Town Hall by Bach Musica NZ. With a background in social work and narrative therapy as well as a masters and doctorate in creative writing, Rachel is passionate about how powerful creativity can be—almost like magic.