Megan Forward is a twice CBCA (Children’s Book Council of Australia) – shortlisted illustrator and author with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and a Bachelor of Teaching specialising in Visual Art and English.
Megan has written and illustrated A Patch from Scratch, and illustrated six published children’s picture books to date. Exploring nature connection for children and families in urban settings, sustainability, ecology and creativity are her passion, engendering a love of nature through art and literature, because you care for what you love.
When not in her studio creating, Megan facilitates hands-on interactive STEAM (Science, Technology, English, Art and Maths) workshops using her picture books as stimulus, connecting participants to nature, fostering inquiry-based learning, teaching creative and divergent thinking, and making real world connections.
Megan has extensive experience speaking at festivals, touring libraries, schools, environmental education and community organisations.
talks and workshops
Megan facilitates hands-on interactive STEAM (Science, Technology, English, Art and Maths) workshops for young children using her picture books as stimulus. She is passionate about teaching sustainability to young children, engendering a love of nature through literature, and helping them make real world connections across curriculum subjects.
Megan also co-presents a selection of workshops and presentation with author, Dannika Patterson. Find out more about co-presentations.