• Jo Sandhu

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)
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    Jo has a passion for creating unlikely heroes, exciting adventures and authentic fantasy worlds. Jo is the author of the Tarin of the Mammoths Series. Book One: The Exile, won the Readings Children’s Book Prize 2018. It is a CBCA Notable Book and Aurealis Finalist for Best Children’s Book. Her . . .

  • Monique Mulligan

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults
    Format:
    Workshops, Presentations
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    Monique Mulligan is often found with a book in one hand and a bowl of popcorn in the other. She has two published picture books and is currently working on adult contemporary fiction. Monique has a background in early childhood and curriculum writing, as well as in journalism, editing and . . .

  • Ruth Devine

      Audience:
      Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Teachers, Parents
      Home state:
      New South Wales (NSW)
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      Ruth is a journalist, editor and author of the six-book, middle grade adventure series The Chronicles of Jack McCool that feature a quirky, brave and accident-prone hero with ADHD.

    • Andrew Hansen

        Audience:
        Primary age
        Format:
        Talks, Presentations
        Home state:
        Victoria (VIC)
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        Andrew Hansen is a member of comedy group The Chaser. He's written, composed for and starred in award-winning Australian TV, radio and stage shows since 2002.

      • Jessica Roberts

          Audience:
          Primary age
          Format:
          Talks, Presentations
          Home state:
          Victoria (VIC)
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          Jessica Roberts grew up surrounded by dogs, quail, chickens, sheep, goats, rabbits and a donkey who’d bite holes in your clothes if you weren’t careful.

        • Mark Carthew

          • Author
          • Musician
          Audience:
          Primary age, Adults, Parents
          Format:
          Talks, Workshops, Presentations
          Home state:
          Victoria (VIC)
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          Mark is an award-winning children’s author, musician, educator and editor, and is well known for his books and series exploring wordplay. His books have involved collaboration with some of the world’s leading authors and illustrators. Mark is a May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust Fellow: Brisbane (2013) and Adelaide (2020 and . . .

        • Mark Wilson

          • Author
          • Illustrator
          Audience:
          Primary age, Adults
          Format:
          Talks, Workshops, Presentations
          Home state:
          Victoria (VIC)
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          Mark is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator with 27 children’s books currently in print in Australia, America, Canada, Southeast Asia and Europe. Mark has a passion for Australian history and the environment. His picture books include Angel of Kokoda (2011 CBCA Honor book and 3rd CJ Picture Book Award International, shortlist), Journey of . . .

        • Stephen Whiteside

          • Author
          • Musician
          • Poet
          Audience:
          Primary age
          Format:
          Workshops, Presentations
          Home state:
          Victoria (VIC)
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          Stephen offers a 45 – 60 minute performance of poetry and song to a large group of children.

        • Dee White

          • Author
          Audience:
          Primary age, Secondary age, Tertiary age
          Format:
          Talks, Workshops
          Home state:
          Victoria (VIC)
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          Dee White is the award-winning author of Letters to Leonardo, Hope for Hanna, A Duel of Words and Harry’s Goldfield Adventure.  Her themed workshops for all ages include Heroes & Villains, and From Portrait to Prose (using paintings and photographs as symbols and story devices). Dee can also help students make book trailers, and develop . . .

        • Kayleen West

          • Author
          • Illustrator
          Audience:
          Primary age, Secondary age, Tertiary age
          Format:
          Presentations
          Home state:
          Victoria (VIC)
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          Kayleen is an internationally renowned artist and illustrator. Her most recent picture books are Without Me? and Adoptive Father. Her art has won many awards and hangs in private and corporate collections in France, United States, Italy, in the Australian Embassy in Ireland and in government collections in Australia. When Kayleen is not . . .

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