Introducing Lamont Authors - our exciting new booking agency for author visits in schools. Taking bookings now for 2019!

Author talks and workshops include promotional posters and students can pre-order the Author's books.

Use your booking fee to get copies of the Author's books (conditions apply)!

For more info or to make a booking email or call us on 03 8787 1700.

Meet our Authors:


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Adam Wallace

is a children's writer and cartoonist living in Victoria. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling How to Catch series and the Accidentally Awesome series.
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Andrew Daddo

has appeared on TV, presented radio programs, podcasts, appeared on stage, even made a few movies. Maybe best of all, Andrew's an accomplished author. He also talks up literacy in schools across Australia. He's written 27 books of various sizes, weights and colours.  Picture books, chapter books, short story collections and novels. Highly acclaimed One Step is Andrew’s first venture into the YA market, Just Breathe, his newest novel for young adults was released in 2018.
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Belinda Murrell

is a children's and teen author of many books including the Lulu Bell series, the Timeslip series and the Sun Sword trilogy and she loves to share her passion for books and writing with students.
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Davina Bell

is a writer for young people of many ages, and a children’s book editor. Her books include Under the Love UmbrellaThe Underwater Fancy-dress ParadeOh Albert! and Hattie Helps Out, the Alice books, Our Australian Girl series, the Lemonade Jones series.

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Dee White

is the author of 18 books across all genre and ages including her latest titles, Reena's Rainbow and K9 Heroes. She will do just about anything (including ride a camel, jump out of a plane and walk through a Paris sewer) to explore a story, and she loves to encourage and inspire writers and storytellers of all ages.

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George Ivanoff

has written over 100 books for children and teenagers, including fiction and non-fiction. He’s written the 13 book interactive You Choose series, the OTHER WORLDS series, the RFDS Adventures and the Gamers trilogy; as well as a ton of educational books. He’s won a few awards, including a YABBA, and has books on both the Victorian Premier’s and the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge booklists.
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Heath McKenzie

has worked with numerous clients and publishers to publish over 100 titles world wide. Along with illustration (which he's been doing professionally since 2003) of books including ‘Do not open this book’ and writing (which he's been getting away with since 2013) books including ‘What does Santa do when it’s not Christmas?’ he's also managed to sneak in the odd bit of design work along the way.

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Jacqueline Harvey

is a highly experienced educator and presenter having spoken at schools and festivals all over the world. The author of the bestselling, award winning Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose series, she has recently added Kensy and Max, a thrilling spy series, to her works. All of her books have been sold internationally and Alice-Miranda is currently being made into an animated film.
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Jane Godwin

is a children's book publisher, and highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for children, across all styles and ages. Jane's most recent novel is Falling From Grace, and her most recent picture book is Watch This!, created with Beci Orpin and Hilary Walker, and Jane’s new novel, As Happy as Here, will be published in August 2019. 

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Mark Wilson

is a multiple award-winning author/illustrator with 17 books in print worldwide in nine languages, including Flapper and Beth the Story of a Convict Child. Mark has a passion for Australian history and the environment, particularly endangered animals, exploring this through his picture books and workshops. .

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Michael Wagner

has 70-plus titles to his name, including the 20-book Maxx Rumble series, six books about a family called The Undys, a heart-warming first reader called Pig Dude: He Can Do ANYTHING! and the acclaimed picture books Why I Love Footy, Why I Love Summer and Bear Make Den.

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Nicky Johnston

is a mum to 4 boys, an artist, a primary educator and a children’s book author and illustrator. She is based in Melbourne and as well as teaching, she works from home writing and illustrating in her art studio. Her books include Go away, Mr Worrythoughts!, The fix-It man, Grandma forgets and Where’s Bear just to name a few.

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Phillip Gwynne

Best known for his award winning debut novel, Deadly, Unna?, now acknowledged as a modern Australian classic, Phillip has written numerous other books, from picture books to adult novels. He is also an AFI-winning screenwriter and has written for television and film, both in Australia and overseas. With a picture book (Small Town) middle reader (The Lords of Melody) and YA Novel (The Break) all to be released soon, Phillip is able to present to a wide audience range, from K to 12.
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R.A. Spratt

is a best-selling author and television writer. She is known for the Nanny Piggins and Friday Barnes series of books and has written for dozens of different television shows.  In recent years she has specialized mainly in children’s animation, but she has also had extensive experience writing jokes, sketch comedy and political satire.
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Scot Gardner

is a qualified teacher, counsellor, gardener and funnyman. He’s also the internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning author of fifteen books for young adults and kids including Changing GearThe Dead I Know and Sparrow.
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Serena Geddes

is an international book illustrator with over forty titles published in Australia and overseas including the highly successful ‘Lulu Bell' series, and she is currently working on her first author illustrated picture book Rosie and Rasmus is due for release in 2019.
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Tim Harris

is a children's author. His first series of books, Exploding Endings, had primary-aged readers both captivated and laughing out loud and the first book in the series was awarded Honour Book at the 2017 KOALAs. His second series, Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables, contains his trademark quirkiness, mixed with a touch of poignancy.
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Will Kostakis

is an award-winning author for young adults and younger readers. Will splits his time between writing, touring Australian schools and working as a journalist. His debut novel, Loathing Lola was released when he was just 19, and his second, The First Third, won the 2014 Gold Inky Award, and has been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year and Australian Prime 
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Coral Vass

is the author of children's books including Grandma’s Treasured Shoes, Meet Don Bradman and Sorry Day.  With a background in media, Coral has always had a passion for telling stories and inspiring children with a love for literature.  In her school visits she shares her passion for children’s picture books with storytelling and writing workshops that ignite imagination and help children create their very own stories.