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Creative Net represents over 170 authors and illustrators across Australia.

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  • Burne, Cristy

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)

    Cristy works with all ages and is comfortable with audiences from the intimate to the rather large.

    Cristy works with all ages and is comfortable with audiences from the intimate to the rather large.

  • Bursztynski, Sue

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Sue Bursztynski is a teacher-librarian and is skilled at talking to students.  For many years, she wrote fiction and non-fiction for small-press science fiction magazines before she won the Mary Grant Bruce Award for children’s literature and realised that what she enjoyed most was writing for young people. She has . . .

    Sue Bursztynski is a teacher-librarian and is skilled at talking to students.  For many years, she wrote fiction and non-fiction for small-press science fiction magazines before she won the Mary Grant Bruce Award for children’s literature and realised that what she enjoyed most was writing for young people. She has . . .

  • Caddy, David

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)

    David is one of Western Australia’s most sought after presenters because he teaches children the craft of writing through games, songs, dances, origami, and story. ‘Totally engrossing … thoroughly entertaining … excellent’. His books include Whammy, Whacko, The Reef, Smash, Pope Max and The Bear Collection. David has run an assortment of writing related workshops ranging from a . . .

    David is one of Western Australia’s most sought after presenters because he teaches children the craft of writing through games, songs, dances, origami, and story. ‘Totally engrossing … thoroughly entertaining … excellent’. His books include Whammy, Whacko, The Reef, Smash, Pope Max and The Bear Collection. David has run an assortment of writing related workshops ranging from a . . .

  • Calder, Charlotte

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks
    Home state:
    New South Wales (NSW)

    Charlotte has written a number of successful novels for children and young adults. Her titles include The Ghost at the Point, Stuck!, Settling Storms, Cupid Painted Blind, Surviving Amber and Paper Alice. Her latest book is The 12th Dog illustrated by Tom Jellett. Charlotte enjoys giving fun, interactive talks to all ages, tailoring the content and delivery appropriately. The . . .

    Charlotte has written a number of successful novels for children and young adults. Her titles include The Ghost at the Point, Stuck!, Settling Storms, Cupid Painted Blind, Surviving Amber and Paper Alice. Her latest book is The 12th Dog illustrated by Tom Jellett. Charlotte enjoys giving fun, interactive talks to all ages, tailoring the content and delivery appropriately. The . . .

  • Canby, Kelly

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Pre-school age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)

    Kelly is an internationally-published illustrator, and recently author, of over a dozen books for children. With a Bachelor of Art in Design from Curtin University, Kelly applies her edgy, quirky style to the pages of picture books, chapter books, early reader books, colouring books and beyond! Her books are published widely . . .

    Kelly is an internationally-published illustrator, and recently author, of over a dozen books for children. With a Bachelor of Art in Design from Curtin University, Kelly applies her edgy, quirky style to the pages of picture books, chapter books, early reader books, colouring books and beyond! Her books are published widely . . .

  • Carmody, Isobelle

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Isobelle Carmody is one of Australia's most highly acclaimed children’s authors. She started writing her first book, Obernewtyn, when she was 14 years old.

    Isobelle Carmody is one of Australia's most highly acclaimed children’s authors. She started writing her first book, Obernewtyn, when she was 14 years old.

  • Carnavas, Peter

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)

    Peter Carnavas creates picture books for children and grown-ups to enjoy. He writes simple yet poignant tales, accompanied by whimsical illustrations, that combine to create layers of meaning for the reader.  His books include Jessica’s Box (shortlisted CBCA Crichton Award and CBCA Notable Book 2009), Sarah’s Heavy Heart, The Important Things and Last Tree in the City. Peter . . .

    Peter Carnavas creates picture books for children and grown-ups to enjoy. He writes simple yet poignant tales, accompanied by whimsical illustrations, that combine to create layers of meaning for the reader.  His books include Jessica’s Box (shortlisted CBCA Crichton Award and CBCA Notable Book 2009), Sarah’s Heavy Heart, The Important Things and Last Tree in the City. Peter . . .

  • Carter-Hansen, Jill

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Adults
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    New South Wales (NSW)

    Jill is an author and illustrator, having published a number of her own children’s books and collaborated with authors on several others, including Bearly There with Aleesah Darlison. Jill’s talks for adults take 1-1.5 hours and focus on her own original and/or screened work. She shares the often amusing stories behind the creation . . .

    Jill is an author and illustrator, having published a number of her own children’s books and collaborated with authors on several others, including Bearly There with Aleesah Darlison. Jill’s talks for adults take 1-1.5 hours and focus on her own original and/or screened work. She shares the often amusing stories behind the creation . . .

  • Carthew, Mark

    • Author
    • Musician
    Audience:
    Primary age, Adults, Parents
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    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’s The Gobbling Tree, illustrated by Susy Boyer, won the Speech Pathology Australia’s 2009 Book . . .

    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’s The Gobbling Tree, illustrated by Susy Boyer, won the Speech Pathology Australia’s 2009 Book . . .

  • Chandler, Ben

    • Author
    Audience:
    Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    South Australia (SA)

    Ben holds a PhD in creative writing and spends most of his time reading or writing about heroes (both old and new) from various cultures and mythologies around the world, including Japan and Europe. His books include the Voyages of the Flying Dragon series. Ben is currently working on Abraham & The Mongrel, . . .

    Ben holds a PhD in creative writing and spends most of his time reading or writing about heroes (both old and new) from various cultures and mythologies around the world, including Japan and Europe. His books include the Voyages of the Flying Dragon series. Ben is currently working on Abraham & The Mongrel, . . .