Author and Illustrator

Believe (A Fairy ABC)


Michelle Coleman


Michelle Coleman is a children’s book author based in Darwin, Australia.

Even though Michelle is a mother of two young children, she has never really grown up as she adores fairies and is always on the lookout for them. She is inspired by the natural environment (especially big green forests) and enjoys searching for magic wherever she is.

Michelle is a former news journalist who decided to pursue a more creative writing career.

Photo of Michelle courtesy Helen Orr and The Octopus Project NT


Rohini Chakraborty


Rohini Chakraborty is an artist based in Kolkata, India, who specialises in fashion and children’s book illustrations.

Rohini completed her Masters in Economics at the University of Calcutta, before deciding to chase her passion - painting. She sketches all her art by hand, creating natural and intricate detail in her subjects before bringing them to life in watercolour. Painting gives Rohini immense pleasure and mental peace. Believe : A Fairy ABC is her first children’s picture book, written by Michelle Coleman.