Authors & Illustrators

Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney trained as a special needs teacher and currently works with children with autism. She also teaches poetry workshops for West Sussex's Gifted and Talented Programme, and leads workshops in schools as a visiting poet. She has been shortlisted for the Belmont Poetry Prize and 60 of her poems have been published in children's poetry anthologies.

Books written by Rachel Rooney

  • A Kid in My Class

    By Rachel Rooney
    Illustrated by Chris Riddell

    Hardback, AUS $24.99, NZ $27.99
    This stimulating, perceptive and highly entertaining set of poems takes a whole classful of children, plus the class hamster, and draws deft portraits of them all.

  • Hey, Girl!

    By Rachel Rooney
    Illustrated by Milo Hartnoll

    Paperback, AUS $18.99, NZ $21.99
    Always truthful, deeply perceptive and understanding, this new collection from Rachel Rooney explores what it means to be a girl in the 21st Century

  • The Language of Cat

    By Rachel Rooney
    Illustrated by Ellie Jenkins

    Paperback, AUS $18.99, NZ $21.99
    Reissue of the prizewinning first collection from an author now firmly established as a leading children's poet

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