Primary age
Secondary age
Pre-school age
Home state
Western Australia (WA)

Kelly Canby

Best known for
Extremely Inconvenient Adventures - Kelly Canby
Phil Pickle - Kelly Canby
The Hole Story - Kelly Canby
All the Lost Things - Kelly Canby

Kelly Canby

  • Author
  • Illustrator

Kelly is an internationally-published illustrator, and recently author, of over a dozen books for children.

With a Bachelor of Art in Design from Curtin University, Kelly applies her edgy, quirky style to the pages of picture books, chapter books, early reader books, colouring books and beyond! Her books are published widely throughout the US and the UK.

talks and workshops

Comfortable with both large and small groups, Kelly’s presentations are lively, fun and interactive. Presentations to younger groups usually involve a reading of one of Kelly’s picture books followed by some talking, some questions and a whole lot of drawing! Older groups will be taken through the range and diversity of books, the varying styles and the processes involved in the books Kelly has published, followed by some talking, questions and a whole lot of drawing!

Kelly can get as messy as you like with group charcoal drawings or she can keep it clean with up-the-front drawing demonstrations and audience participation activities.

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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