Moya Simons has written over 35 books for upper primary and lower secondary school children.
Moya’s books have been shortlisted for the Young Australian Best Books Awards three times. Hello God was a notable book in the 2008 CBC Awards, and Moya’s detective series, The Walk Right In Detective Agency books, were shortlisted two years running for the prestigious Davitt Crime Awards.
Her current book Let me Whisper You My Story is already being used in various schools as an informative and moving story on a child in hiding in World War II.
Many of Moya’s books have travelled overseas and been translated into six European and Asian languages. Moya enjoys talking to children about the writing process and can also give creative writing lessons to primary and lower secondary school students.