Aussie Kids is an exciting new series for emerging readers 6-8 years. From a NSW Zoo to a Victorian lighthouse, or an outback sheep farm in WA to a beach in QLD, this junior fiction series celebrates stories about children living in unique places in every state and territory in Australia. 8 characters, 8 stories, 8 authors and illustrators from all 8 states and territories! Come on an adventure with Aussie Kids and meet Mia from South Australia.
Janeen Brian (Author) Janeen Brian is an award-winning author of picture books, fiction, non-fiction, short fiction and poetry for young readers. Several of her books have been CBCA Notable or Honour Books, including I'm a Dirty Dinosaur (winner of the Speech Pathology Australia 2014 Children's Book of the Year Award) and I'm a Hungry Dinosaur. A former Primary School teacher, Janeen lives in South Australia. Danny Snell (Illustrator) Danny Snell lives in Adelaide where he has worked as an illustrator for over 20 years. In that time he has illustrated over a dozen children's picture books. Working in a variety of media and with a focus on simple compositions, he brings a gentle whimsy to his book characters and settings. Danny has won a number of awards for his books including CBCA Notables, and the CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books in 2014.