Leanne Barrett is an artist, writer and founder of the Canberra Children’s Illustrators Group. She is currently working on creating new illustrations for her portfolio and next market stall.
She has a MEd (Teacher Librarianship), and is the former president of CBCA ACT Branch. Her illustrations are created in a whimsical style using ink, watercolour and acrylic paints.
She is a regular reviewer for the website Kids’ Book Review and was recently one of the roving reporters at the 2019 SCBWI Conference in Sydney. Leanne lives in Canberra and often includes a ladybug or bee in her illustrations.