Keep up to date with workshops, talks and events I’m running across Australia.


For Children’s Book Week 2021 I’m in Western Australia. The dates are filling fast. Contact me directly to book a workshop at your school or library.

7 April 2021 – Eaton Library Holiday Workshop

Join me in a hands-on session thinking up picture book story ideas and developing narrative structure.  This is guide the workshop on how to develop characters and create an illustration from the picture book brainstorm session.  Booking is essential and can be found at this link.

8 April 2021 – Mandurah Library Holiday Workshop

Join me at Mandurah Library for a hands-on picture book making workshop. Discover ways to make book characters, develop a picture book story and create an illustration. Booking is essential and be found at this link.

9 April 2021 – Falcon Library Holiday Workshop

Join me at Falcon Library for a hands-on picture book making workshop. Discover ways to make book characters, develop a picture book story and create an illustration. Booking is essential and be found at this link.

12 April 2021 – Busselton Library Holiday Workshop

Join me for a hands-on picture book making workshop. Discover ways to make book characters, develop a picture book story and create an illustration. Dymocks Busselton will be stocking a full range of my latest picture books that I will be signing and personalising on the day. More details can be found at this link.

13 April 2021 – Margaret River Library Holiday Workshop (Sold Out)

Join me for a hands-on picture book making workshop. Discover ways to make book characters, develop a picture book story and create an illustration. This event is free but bookings are essential and can be made by emailing amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au

14 April 2021 – Augusta Library Holiday Workshop (Limited space left)

Join me for a hands-on picture book making workshop. Discover ways to make book characters, develop a picture book story and create an illustration. This event is free but bookings are essential and can be made by emailing auglib@amrshire.wa.gov.au.

14 April 2021 – Book Illustration Workshop with Gabriel Evans (Adult session) (Limited space left)

This 3 hour workshop is an interactive introductory course exploring children’s book art. Discover methods for designing characters, creative drawing systems and the step-by-step process in creating an illustration. Aimed at adults (any age over 17). This event is free but bookings are essential and can be made at this link.

15 April 2021 – Scribblers and IKEA presents ‘Making Picture Book Characters’ (Sold Out)

Have you ever imagined what life would be like if you were the main character in a story book? How would you draw your clothes? Your hair? The faces you make? Discover your story book style with me in a special workshop at IKEA Perth. This event is free but bookings are essential and can be made at this link.

May 2021 – Picture Book Release: A Human For Kingsley (Hardie Grant Egmont)

My second picture book with Hardie Grant Egmont. A sweet, tender and deeply funny story about the power of friendship, and one dog’s mission to find his perfect person.

8 May 2021 – Scribblers Festival ‘Make Your Own Picture Book’

This is a special picture book making event as part of the Scribblers Book Festival. This event is ticketed and bookings are essential and can be made at this link.

14 – 15 May 2021 – Margaret River Writers Festival

Along with a fantastic line up of authors and illustrators, I’ll be running two illustration sessions over the weekend. I’ll also be signing my new book, A Human for Kingsley, in the book tent. More details can be found here.

July 2021 – Picture Book Release: Little One (Affirm Press)

This is my first collaboration with award winning author, Jane Godwin.

August 2021 – Children’s Book Week 2021

This is my first Book Week in Western Australia since 2016! It’s shaping up to be a big year with four new picture books released. For all library and school bookings visit my workshop page for your preferred way of booking me.

October 2021 – Picture Book Release: Norton and the Borrowing Bear (Berbay)

The sequel to my 2020 picture book, Norton and the Bear.