Rosemary Sullivan is a teacher who was born in Darwin and has lived and worked in the Top End of the Northern Territory all her life. She has taught in rural, regional and remote areas of the Territory for more than 15 years, in both small rural and large urban settings.
Rosemary grew up on a farm near Adelaide River and attended Batchelor Area School for 10 years, before completing her education at Clayfield College, Brisbane. After working for several years as a journalist in Darwin, she trained as a teacher at the Northern Territory University
in order to pursue her interest in Aboriginal education.
During her diverse career, she has won awards for journalism and teaching, and accidentally had twins, and has survived!
She currently teaches at a one-teacher school on a cattle station in the NT, and continues to pursue her interest in both education and writing.
Tom Tom is her first picture book.