Primary age
Secondary age
Pre-school age
Tertiary age
Professional development
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Nicky Johnston

Best known for
The Worst Pain in the World - Nicky Johnston
At the End of Holyrood Lane - Nicky Johnston
The Fixit Man - Nicky Johnston
Actually, I Can - Nicky Johnston
Happythoughts are Everywhere - Nicky Johnston
Go Away, Mr Worrythoughts - Nicky Johnston

Nicky Johnston

  • Artist
  • Author
  • Illustrator

Nicky is a mum to four boys, a primary educator, an artist, a public speaker, and author and illustrator of children’s books.

She is passionate about the importance of teaching resilience and positive emotional well-being in children, and provides teacher and parent professional development seminars demonstrating opportunities to do this through literature and the arts.

Her books include Go Away, Mr WorrythoughtsHappythoughts are Everywhere and Actually, I Can.

talks and workshops

Nicky’s workshops focus on the fun of both writing and illustrating. Sharing her own experiences of publishing her books, Nicky instils confidence in children to explore and develop their own creativity. She displays examples of her own works from her childhood to now, noting her development and skills developed, leaving the children feeling encouraged and inspired.

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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