Author(s): Sognia Vassallo
Sophie George lives with her father in the small town of Orchard Mead and works after school at their post office. She enjoys delivering the mail around the town, mainly because she likes to draw funny pictures based on some of the weirdos that live here. But lately, it's not just the locals who have been acting strange -- her Dad has been acting pretty weird too! Sophie's friend Janice is convinced he's a spy, but Sophie thinks that is ridiculous. However, the deeper they dig into her father's life, the more confused Sophie becomes. The evidence all seems to add up: the mysterious phone calls, a Russian connection and a mysterious note. Could Janice be right; is her Dad really a spy?
Sognia is married and lives in the beautiful Perth Hills. She is a mother and a step-mother to four teenagers. A jack-of-all trades, she has had many jobs, but her favourite is writing and her most rewarding is teaching under privileged children to read and write. She has written five rhyming picture books called the Busy Bugs series and has put together some of her best poems and photographs of nature in a book called Perpetual Motions. Sognia began writing about the character Sophie George whilst working with her sister in-law delivering parcels and mail for the local post office. The weird and wonderful people she met each day inspired her to write the series.