A selection of picture books and novels that I’ve worked on in the past.


Oh, Rats!

By Tor Seidler and Gabriel Evans.
When a hawk snatches up an adventurous squirrel named Phoenix, he’s ready to kiss his tail goodbye. But what should have been a death sentence becomes the beginning of a sweeping big-city adventure in this captivating novel by National Book Award­–nominated author Tor Seidler.

“A charming tale of identity, migration, gentrification, and organized resistance.” – Kirkus Reviews
“A charming tale of finding oneself and choosing one’s own destiny.” – School Library Journal

Publisher: Simon & Schuster USA 2019
ISBN: 9781534426849


Roses are Blue

By Sally Murphy and Gabriel Evans.

Amber Rose and her family are dealing with tragedy and change. But sometimes hope blooms.
Award-winning author Sally Murphy gives readers a heart-breaking glimpse of an average family dealing with tragedy and change.

“This special story is about the hidden plight of many children whose parents or siblings have changed dramatically after a serious accident.” Good Reading Magazine Australia

Publisher: Walker Books Australia 2014
ISBN: 9781922244376


Annie’s Snails

By Dianne Wolfer and Gabriel Evans.

Annie loves her pet snails. They have lots of adventures together. She even makes them a special home in an ice-cream container. She thinks they’ll be very happy. But will they?
A charming early reader with valuable themes such as creativity and imaginative play, learning responsibility and decision-making by award winning author, Dianne Wolfer.

“The delightful black and white illustrations reflect Annie’s dilemma beautifully alongside the sorrow and acceptance of her final decision.” – Buzzwords 

Publisher: Walker Books Australia 2014
ISBN: 9781921720635


A Perfectly Posh Pink Afternoon Tea

By Coral Vass and Gabriel Evans
Annabelle Mae and her friends are set to have the most delightfully posh afternoon tea. But when the no-good Darcy and Dean get up to mischief, Annabelle doesn’t let them spoil the fun! A Scholastic picture book by award winning author, Coral Vass.

“Perfect rhythm and rhyme, truly beautiful illustrations, a relatable and fun story for kids and an invisible and fantastic message that your gender doesn’t define how you should play or the things you should enjoy.” Kids’ Book Review

Publisher: Scholastic Australia 2017
ISBN: 9781743811689


Captain Sneer the Buccaneer

Penny Morrison and Gabriel Evans.
This rollicking rhyming story tells the tale of a boastful pirate who thinks he is the roughest and toughest, but, his crew know otherwise!
Filled with plenty of piratey action and much slapstick fun.

Publisher: Walker Books Australia 2016
ISBN: 9781922179609


Woodland Whiskers: The Mice and the Shoemaker

The Woodland Whiskers’ house is flooded and it looks like being the worst Christmas ever.
Luckily they can move in with Grandpa Squeak, beneath the floorboards of a shoemaker’s store.
As payment for their free board, the little mice help the kindly shoemaker by secretly creating the finest shoes in all the land. But what will happen when he discovers the truth?

Publisher: Five Mile Press 2015
ISBN: 9781760064273


Woodland Whiskers: A New Pet

The Woodland Whiskers are a happy family of mice who get up to all sorts of mischief. From birthday parties to brand new pets, readers will have fun uncovering the tiny world at the bottom of the garden.

Publisher: Five Mile Press 2014
ISBN: 9781760060992


Woodland Whiskers: The Party

The Woodland Whiskers are a happy family of mice who get up to all sorts of mischief. From birthday parties to brand new pets, readers will have fun uncovering the tiny world at the bottom of the garden.

Publisher: Five Mile Press 2014
ISBN: 9781760060992


Little Paws

By Jess Black and Gabriel Evans.
A fun, heartwarming four book series about the puppies that train to become Guide Dogs and the families who help raise them.
Publisher: Penguin Random House 2017