Wendy Harmer began her career as a journalist and has had a hugely successful career in comedy – on stage, television and radio. She has written many scripts for television and theatre, and numerous books for adults. I Lost My Mobile at the Mall is Wendy's first novel for teens. Her Pearlie in the Park books – a series for young readers – are bestsellers in Australia and have been published in ten countries around the world. Wendy has written for and co-produced the hit TV animation series of Pearlie. Wendy lives in Sydney with her husband, Brendan, and their two children, Marley and Maeve.