Authors A-Z

Authors and Illustrators W.A Dept of Education

Childrens Book Council of Australia



                                                                       Australian authors and illustrators

Roald Dahl   


Jeannie Baker

Catherine Bateson

Janeen Brian

Sherryl Clark

Ursula Dubosarsky

Pat Flynn

Mem Fox

Jackie French

                                     Anthony Horowitz                                  

     Anthony Horowitz Colour

Elise Hurst

 Kym Larder

Kym Lardner- Author, Illustrator, guitar player and hilarious storyteller

visited out school to the great delight of our student audience.

Kilmeny Niland

Emily Rodda

                                  J.K. Rowling                             


Biography J.K.Rowling

Dr. Suess

Shaun Tan

Colin Thompson

Carole Wilkinson

Jacqueline Wilson       



    Kirsty Eagar – website and blog, Resource Bank review ofSaltwater Vampires.

    Hazel Edwards – website with Teacher Resources, Resource Bankreviews of 15 of her books. 



Online biographies

The aim of this list is to make available official websites of authors who have had books entered for the Children's Book of the Year Awards. If you know of any other websites that fit this criteria, please let me know.
Jenny Stubbs


Australian authors for young people

This site includes links to websites and web pages with information on authors and illustrators of Australian children's and young adult works and a number of adult works of interest to school students. Jill Ball

Australian children'sbooks


 Beyond the book

Children's Book Council of Australia


Publisher Sites

Allen & Unwin Favourtie Authors

Fremantle Arts Centre Press Author Profiles

Harper Collins Author Profiles

Pan Macmillan Author Profiles

Penguin Author Profiles

Puffin Australia

Scholastic Author Profiles


Australian Children's Choice Awards

Popular official Authors and illustators Children's Literature Web Guide