Authors & Illustrators

Walker Books has a reputation for working with the most talented authors from around the world.

In the Author area you can discover what some of your favourite authors got up to as children, what makes them tick as artists, and – who knows – maybe you'll uncover something surprising!

  • Anna Branford

    Anna Branford was born in the Isle of Man and spent her early childhood in Sudan and Papua New Guinea before moving to Australia.

  • Cassandra Clare

    Cassandra Clare is the author of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Bane Chronicles, The Shadowhunter's Codex and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy.

  • Kate DiCamillo

    Kate DiCamillo was born in Philadelphia and moved with her family to Florida when she was five years old.

  • Bob Graham

    Bob Graham is a Kate Greenaway-winning author-illustrator who has written and illustrated many acclaimed children's picture books including How to Heal a Broken Wing, How the Sun Got to Coco's House, Max, Jethro Byrde: Fairy Child and April Underhill: Too

  • Jon Klassen

    Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of I Want My Hat Back; This Is Not My Hat, the only book to ever win both the Kate Greenaway and Caldecott Medal; and, We Found a Hat.

  • Meg McKinlay

    Meg McKinlay

    Meg McKinlay grew up in Bendigo, Victoria, in a book-loving, TV- and car-free household.

  • Patrick Ness

    Patrick Ness was born on an army base called Fort Belvoir, near Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States where his father was a drill sergeant in the US Army.

  • Sally Sutton

    Sally Sutton

    Sally Sutton is the award-winning and bestselling author of Roadworks, Demolition and Construction.

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