Alexandra Adornetto lives in Victoria, Australia. Her first novel was published by HarperCollinsPublishers Australia when she was fifteen years old and she has worked as a writer ever since. Alexandra is the author of the best-selling children's series The Strangest Adventures, which Alexandra began writing when she was thirteen and was inspired by J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. The series includes The Shadow Thief, The Lampo Circus and Von Gobstopper's Arcade.