Authors & Illustrators

Cherri Ryan

Cherri Ryan is an author who is inspired by the children and families she cared for as a family doctor in Australia for almost twenty years. When she is not writing, Cherri works in medical education, and enjoys helping organisations that help others. In 2016, one of Cherri’s stories was animated and projected onto Brisbane City Hall as the Christmas Lights Spectacular. She lives in Queensland, Australia, with her family, one cat, two guinea pigs and many visiting birds and possums. Cherri believes in hope, joy, perseverance and the power of stories. Her first picture book, Spirit, follows a young girl with creativity, courage and sailing dreams. Visit her at

Books written by Cherri Ryan

  • Spirit

    By Cherri Ryan
    Illustrated by Christina Booth

    Hardback, AUS $24.99, NZ $27.99
    What happens when things don’t go the way you plan? Can you try and try again? Spirit is a beautiful picture book about hope.

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