Author(s): Michael Wagner
TED : Normally the cuddly toy of his owner, Oliver, but when a crisis arises, Oliver helps Ted into his Adventure Suit and sends him off into the wilds. OLIVER : Ted's owner who hides the fact that Ted is really an amazing adventurer and hero from his family, and worries about his furry friend whenever he's away. TALIA : a resourceful rag doll trapped by a bear in a cave and bravely rescued by Ted. Talia is destined to become the new best friend of Oliver's pesky sister, Kylie. JUNGLE JIM-BOB : Tough wooden helicopter pilot who flies Ted to the Wild Forest and hovers around waiting to collect Ted and Talia after the rescue.
Michael Wagner is a children's author whose best-known books follow the funny and action-packed sporting adventures of Maxx Rumble, and the hilarious father-son rivalries of The Undys. He is also author of the novel Dog Wars, and the Aussie Nibble: Newtown Tigers. His latest book, Destiny's Right Hand, was published in 2010.