Bob Graham - Authors & Illustrators - Welcome to Walker Books Australia Bob Graham has written and illustrated many children’s picture books. He was born in Sydney, and studied at the Julian Ashton Art School. His books are well known for their simplicity and humour, told from children’s perspectives, including “Oscar’s Half Birthday,” “Buffy,” ( Smarties Book prize silver award winner) and “Let’s Get a Pup” ( shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway medal; winner Boston Globe-Horn book award.) He won the 2000 Smarties Gold medal for “Max”, the 2003 Kate Greenaway medal for “Jethro Byrde,” and the Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award four times. Other titles include “Queenie the Bantam,”( highly commended for the Kate Greenaway medal,) “Dimity Dumpty” and “Brand New Baby.”
Rick Riordan aaron blabey books Aaron Blabey has written many well-loved, best-selling books for children. He has around five million books in print and is the creator of two hugely successful series for children - the New York Times Bestseller The Bad Guys and Pig the Pug. Both series have been translated into many languages and are published in over 30 countries including the USA, the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, India, Turkey, China, Japan, South Korea and Brazil, just to name a few. In 2018 it was announced that a movie adaptation of The Bad Guys is in development at DreamWorks Animation with Aaron serving as an Executive Producer on the project.
Michael Gerard Bauer Michael Gerard Bauer was born and lives in Brisbane Australia. In 2000 he resigned from his full-time position as an English/Economics teacher to pursue his dream of becoming a writer. In 2004 his first YA novel The Running Man was published to great acclaim. It subsequently won the 2005 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year for Older Readers and was short-listed for the NSW, Victoria and South Australian State Premiers’ Literary awards.
Booked Out Speakers Agency Anne Spudvilas is a multi award-winning illustrator of children’s books. Her work on the picture book version of Mao’s Last Dancer, The Peasant Prince, took her to China with author Li Cunxin. The Peasant Prince won both the NSW and Qld Premiers Awards and CBCA Honor book in 2008. Anne’s work concentrates on portraying character and expression in people in commissioned portraits, courtroom sketching and children’s books. Anne is in demand for drawing workshops here and overseas and gives presentations about the process of illustrating books for primary and secondary level. What other jobs have you had? Nick Butterworth books - Children's Author on Lovereading4kids.co.uk Nick Butterworth was born in Kingsbury, North London in 1946, but moved to Romford in Essex with his parents at the age of three. They moved to run a sweet shop, so Nick found himself fulfilling every child's sugar-coated dream of growing up right inside the proverbial chocolate factory. Having intended to go to art college after leaving school, Nick decided to take a job as a typographic designer in the printing department of the National Children's Home at the last minute instead. He went on to work for several major London design consultancies before moving into freelance graphics. He has also worked as a television presenter on the TV-AM children's programme Rub-a-Dub-Tub and produced a regular illustrated story called Upney Junction for the Sunday Express magazine. At present, Nick concentrates on writing and illustrating his phenomenally successful children's books.
The Enid Blyton Society Please step carefully — there are literally thousands of books and magazines here, going right back to Enid's early days. How many books do you think she wrote? How many of her short stories, plays, poems and non-fiction articles were published? How many compilations and continuations were published after her death? Ann Brashares biography, plus links to book reviews and excerpts. Ann Brashares Biography Ann Brashares grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland with her three brothers and attended a Quaker school in the DC area called Sidwell Friends. She studied Philosophy at Barnard College, part of Columbia University in New York City.
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Maxine Beneba Clarke Books - Hachette Australia Maxine Beneba Clarke is a widely published Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent and the author of the poetry collections Gil Scott Heron Is on Parole and Nothing Here Needs Fixing. Maxine's short fiction, non-fiction and poetry have been published in numerous publications including Overland, The Age, Meanjin, The Saturday Paper and The Big Issue. Her critically acclaimed short fiction collection Foreign Soil (2014) won the ABIA for Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2015, the 2015 Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction, and Maxine was also named as one of the Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Novelists for 2015, as well as being shortlisted for the Matt Richell Award for New Writing at the 2015 ABIAs and the 2015 Stella Prize. A collection of Maxine's poetry Carrying The World, her memoir The Hate Race and her first children's picture book The Patchwork Bike will be published in 2016.