ABOUT MICHELLE WORTHINGTON

  • I am a real life book fairy. 


    Michelle Worthington is an award winning author and international guest speaker on the importance of storytellingHer books have been nominated for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award and Speech Pathology Awards. She was awarded a highly commended in the prestigious 2018 Hilarie Lindsay Children’s Book Awards. Two-time winner of the International Book Award and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Michelle also received a Gellett Burgess Award and a Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in children’s literature. 

    Michelle is also a real life book fairy. Her magic powers include turning coffee into award-winning books. As Founder of Share Your Story Australia, she waves her wand to coach aspiring authors and illustrators all over the world achieve their dreams of publication. Whether she’s a fairy, a witch, a pirate or an elf, Michelle celebrates empowering readers and storytellers to dream big.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • Michelle Worthington is an award-winning author of empowering picture books for children. Two-time winner of the International Book Award for Children’s Hardcover Fiction and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Michelle also received a Gellett Burgess Award for Children’s Literature and a Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in Picture Books. Two of her picture books were listed on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year award Notables list. The World’s Worst Pirate was shortlisted for the 2018 Speech Pathology Awards and NSW Society of Women’s Writers Award. Michelle’s business, Share Your Story, was the winner of the 2018 AusMumpreneur Gold Award for Business Excellence and encourages aspiring authors to share their story. She is a real life book fairy.

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