Gabrielle Wang

Gabrielle Wang

Photo by Lei Lei Clavey

Primary age
Secondary age
Home state
Victoria (VIC)

Gabrielle Wang

Best known for
The Garden of Empress Cassia - Gabrielle Wang
A Ghost in My Suitcase - Gabrielle Wang
The Beast of Hushing Wood - Gabrielle Wang
The Race for the Chinese Zodiac - Gabrielle Wang
Little Paradise - Gabrielle Wang
Our Australian Girl Pearlie - Gabrielle Wang
The Wishbird - Gabrielle Wang

Gabrielle Wang

  • Artist
  • Author
  • Illustrator

Gabrielle’s stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy.

Her books are about ghost hunters and enchanted gardens, hidden monasteries and fox spirits. They are about belonging and home and finding strength from within. Her latest books are The Wishbird and the Our Australian Girl Pearlie books.

Gabrielle is the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2022-23.

talks and workshops

Gabrielle’s primary school talks are a combined talk and drawing workshop. She discusses inspiration and shares stories and pictures, then finishes with an illustration. The children come away buzzing with excitement at their own drawings.

Gabrielle also conducts Chinese painting workshops for students in years 3-10 and teachers; creative writing workshops for years 3-10 with fun exercises to expand the imagination; talks to year 9 girls studying Little Paradiseand talks to prep-2 students using her picture book The Race for the Chinese Zodiac.

Booking a presenter through Creative Net Speakers’ Agency is easy.

Either fill out the below form, call Paul and Terrie on (03) 9416 4062, or email directly.

And remember, there’s no booking fee.

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