• 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 . . .

  • Gabrielle Wang

    • Artist
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Teachers, Parents
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Gabrielle’s stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy. Her books are about ghost hunters and enchanted gardens, hidden monasteries and fox spirits. They are about belonging and home and finding strength from within. Her latest books are The Wishbird and the Our Australian Girl Pearlie books. talks . . .

  • Coral Vass

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Pre-school age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Coral is a children’s author with a passion for storytelling. She had her first children’s picture book published in 2011. With bestsellers under her belt, her titles include The Great Bird Poo War, Goodnight Possum, Good Morning Possum, and The Hottest Dingo. Known as a writer of amusing rhyming text, Coral is an engaging and . . .

  • Ian Trevaskis

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Ian is an award-winning children’s author who writes picture story books, novels for older readers, short stories and feature articles for magazines. Ian also has over 40 years experience as a primary school teacher. Recently retired, he now writes full-time. He has over 20 years experience in presenting writing workshops . . .

  • Renee Treml

    • Artist
    • Author
    • Graphic novelist
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Renee writes and illustrates books for young children. Her titles include One Very Tired Wombat, Once I Heard a Little Wombat (2016 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award; 2016 Environmental Award for Children’s Literature), and Ten Little Owls (CBCA Notable Book Early Childhood 2017). Her first graphic novel/illustrated mystery for middle . . .

  • Tony Thompson

    • Author
    Audience:
    Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Tony Thompson is the author of two non fiction books for teenagers: Shakespeare: The Most Famous Man in London and Vampires: An Unhistory of the Undead. His articles and reviews have appeared in The Age and The Australian. Originally from Canada, he now lives in West Footscray where he works as a freelance writer and educational . . .

  • Claire Saxby

    • Author
    • Poet
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Claire Saxby writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry for children. She has more than 35 books in print with more in production. Her poetry appears in magazines, anthologies, on train walls and in museum resources. Claire’s most recent picture book is There Was an Old Sailor, a nautical take on an old . . .

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