Kate Forsyth is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty books for children and adults, including The Puzzle Ring and The Gypsy Crown.
Since her first published book was named a Best First Novel of 1998 by Locus Magazine, Kate has been shortlisted for numerous awards, including a CYBIL Award in the US. In 2007, Kate became the first author to win five Aurealis awards in a single year when Books 2-6 in the Chain of Charms series were jointly awarded the 2007 Aurealis Award for Children’s Fiction. Book 5: The Lightning Bolt was also named a Notable Book for 2007 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.
Kate lives by the sea in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and three children, and many thousands of books.