• Nicky Johnston

    • Artist
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Teachers, Parents, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    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 . . .

  • Sarah Howell

    • Artist
    • Graphic novelist
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Sarah is a founding member of Squishface Comics Studio. She self-publishes zines and mini-comics and is currently working on a graphic novel about Dame Enid Lyons. Sarah is the cartooning tutor at Box Hill Community Arts Centre and the graphic novels tutor at the Centre for Adult Education, Melbourne. talks . . .

  • Sunshine Herbert

    • Artist
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Hello I’m Sunshine! I’m an illustrator, artist, speaker and daydreamer based in Melbourne, Australia. I would describe my work as whimsical, yet surprising! I put a lot of intense emotions and personalities into my work, my characters live their own lives most of the time. I have an ever-growing collection . . .

  • Jacqui Grantford

    • Artist
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Jacqui Grantford is a Melbourne-based artist who has worked extensively as an artist, author and illustrator. Her book and DVD Simply Drawing have recently been released. A True Person, illustrated by Grantford, was a 2008 White Raven book. Only 250 books across the world are chosen in recognition of their artistic merit. This . . .

  • Serena Geddes

    • Artist
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Spending most of her childhood watching Saturday morning cartoons, Serena was destined to spend her adult days hunched over a light box, scribbling illustrations for picture books and working for a mouse in trousers. She spent six years working for Walt Disney Studios in Sydney before diving head first into . . .

  • Marjory Gardner

    • Artist
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Marjory’s artwork has appeared in trade and educational books within Australia and internationally, as well as in magazines and greeting cards. Marjory’s presentations and workshops to your school, library or festival will excite, delight and inspire. She can tailor her presentation to any age group, prep to year six, as . . .

  • Anna Ciddor

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Anna has made her name as a versatile writer and illustrator of fiction, travel and historical books. Her Viking Magic series earned her fans throughout the world. Her latest children’s book, The Family with Two Front Doors, is based on her grandmother’s childhood in Poland in the 1920s – a heart-warming Jewish story . . .

  • Susan Berran

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Her most popular workshop, 'From imagination to the shelf', has children writing a story about their holidays and then 'blowing it up' to see what they can really do with it.

  • Leanne White

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)
    Comments Off on Leanne White

    Leanne is an author/illustrator with eight published books including the William the Wild series, focusing on nature play and our amazing natural heritage of wildlife and wild spaces. Having lived in the remote north and the beautiful southern, Leanne’s passion for our shared wilderness is without boundaries. talks and workshops Leanne is . . .

  • Den Scheer

    • Artist
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)
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    Den L. Scheer grew up on an isolated farm near Grass Patch, WA, before moving to Northam when 8 years old. Graduating from St Hildas ASG in 2010, she now studies Fine Art at Curtin University. Her works of writing have been published since 2008, and from 2008-2010 she won several Young Australian . . .

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