Kylie is an inaugural recipient of a mentorship through Raising Literacy Australia’s Emerging Author and Illustrator Mentoring Project and is an advocate for childhood literacy. She has been awarded first prize in the CYA Conference..
Peta Baxter and Connie Hemmens are passionate and dedicated Early Childhood Educators who teach at a kindergarten in North Queensland and have approximately 20 years’ experience educating young children. Frankie Goes to Kindergarten, published by Ford..
Marjory Gardner is a Melbourne-based illustrator, with a soft spot for her furry friends. She loved drawing Frankie and his kindy pals, in Frankie Goes to Kindergarten, adding pattern and detail to create a vibrant,..
Anne Ryan an author, illustrator, artist, and art educator who lives and works in Melbourne. She is passionate about sharing storytelling, visual literacy and creativity with young children through art making and children’s picture books...
Inda Ahmad Zahri writes and illustrates for children and adults. Her stories are inspired by natural and cultural gems curated from her travels and lovingly added to her Malaysian heritage. She is also a surgical..
Shane McGowan is as an award-winning illustrator and designer with an extensive global client base. His work as an illustrator has been recognised by Images (UK), American Illustration, 3×3 (US) and European Illustration, as well..
Ian Trevaskis, a former primary school teacher, lives in the tiny township of Tallangatta in north-east Victoria. Ian is an award-winning children’s author and has had a number of picture story books and YA novels..
Dr Gina Newton trained as a marine biologist, zoologist and science communicator and is a multi-award-winning children’s book author, including the CBCA’s Eve Pownall Award for children’s information books in 2017. Gina is passionate about..
Nicky Johnston is a Melbourne-based children’s book author and illustrator. Her illustration style is often described as whimsical, playful, narrative, emotive and dreamy. She works in watercolour, pencil, pastel, gauche and oils. As well as..