Geoffrey McSkimming is the author of the Cairo Jim chronicles, a huge success in his native Australia with fifteen books in the series so far. Whilst researching the globe-trotting series, he went to Egypt, Mexico and Peru, to name but a few! An entertaining speaker, Geoffrey regularly appears at events in full Cairo Jim costume!
"Geoffrey McSkimming is one of Australia's most popular writers for children and in Cairo Jim he has created one of the genre's most endearing and enduring characters." The Canberra Times"