Liz Anelli

An illustrator that previously lived and worked in England but now resides in Newcastle, NSW. She has a huge passion for drawing and keeps rows of sketchbooks in her studio. In 2017, her book Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre (written by Pamela Freeman) was a CBCA Notable Book and was short-listed for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award, NSW Premier’s History Awards, the Environment Award for Children’s Literature and the Educational Publishing Awards. Her other picture books with Walker Books include Ten Pound Pom (written by Carole Wilkinson) – shortlisted for CBCA Picture Book of The Year and winner of the Educational Publishing Awards in 2018 – and Maddie’s First Day (written by Penny Matthews). Dry to Dry – The Seasons of Kakadu (written by Pamela Freeman) was the winner of the 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Award.

For ages: 6-12 yo