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Leila Boukarim
(Primary, Middle Grade, Young Adult)
Australia, Germany - Speaks: English   
I would love to pay your school a visit. I also hold virtual sessions for schools everywhere, so please don't hesitate to reach out, wherever you may be! Here are some of the topics I cover: The writing and book creating process Turning ideas and inspiration into books Moving and goodbyes Dealing with our big emotions Finding your inner ninja Challenging gender... Read More
Fifi Colston
Author/Illustrator (Primary, Middle Grade)
Australia, New Zealand - Speaks: English   
Fifi is an award winning junior fiction novelist, children’s book illustrator, non-fiction author and a long-standing presenter of arts and crafts on firstly TVNZ’s ‘What Now’ and then ‘The Good Morning Show’. Fifi is a veteran of Wearable Arts; a finalist and award winner over 23 years with 26 entries in show. Her work has been exhibited many times in Nelson’s World of... Read More
Brian Falkner
Author (Primary, Middle Grade, Young Adult)
Australia, Germany, New Zealand - Speaks: English, German   
Languages: English, German Brian is a multi award-winning international author and writing coach. He is a highly sought-after speaker in schools around Australia, the US and New Zealand. His infectious enthusiasm, humour and energy make every appearance a popular and memorable one. He is the author of more than twenty novels for children and young adults,... Read More
Serena Geddes
Illustrator (Primary, Middle Grade, Young Adult)
Australia - Speaks: English   
Serena's talks and workshops cover a number of areas from writing and illustration, creating comics, animation talks to story time and easy to follow drawing for K-2. Her talks are catered to all year levels from Primary to Senior, and her workshops can be created to suit specific needs or themes. Testimonials Recently, at Wideview Public... Read More
Maria Gill
Author (Primary, Middle Grade)
Australia, New Zealand - Speaks: English   
Maria is the award-winning author of over 60 books. She has won the New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults Non-Fiction, and the Margaret Mahy Best Book of the Year Award. Maria says: I would love to give an author talk at your school. If you are in Australia and would like me to visit, please contact Speaker’s Ink and they’ll arrange my visit. I... Read More
Nathan Luff
Author (Primary, Middle Grade)
Australia - Speaks: English   
I am an experienced speaker (in fact I’ve been speaking since I was very young) and I offer a range of school visit opportunities including: Author Visits (all primary levels): This is where I discuss how I became a writer, including humorous tales from my childhood that have become the inspiration for my books. Sessions anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes in length. Covers... Read More
Lucia Masciullo
Illustrator (Primary, Middle Grade, Young Adult)
Australia - Speaks: English, Italian   
Languages: English, Italian Lucia is an award winning illustrator specialising in children’s books. Born and bred in Italy, she moved to Australia in 2007 and since then she has illustrated more than twenty books, among which Come Down, Cat! (CBCA Honour Book and shortlisted for the Prime Minister Award), Family Forest (CBCA Award shortlisted) and the Olive of... Read More
Dimity Powell
Author (Primary, Middle Grade)
Australia - Speaks: English   
Award winning children's author, Dimity Powell loves to fill every spare moment with words. She writes and reviews exclusively for children and is the Managing Editor for Kids' Book Review. Her word webs appear in anthologies, school magazines, junior novels, as creative digital content, and in picture books. Her junior novel, PS Who Stole Santa’s Mail? debuted in 2012.... Read More