|Region:||Australia East/New Zealand|
|Age Levels:||5-10 and 11-13|
|Will Travel:||Anywhere in the world|
|SCBWI Profile:||Member Profile|
Christopher is co-chair of the Advisory Board for the SCBWI. He has taught infants and primary grades (elementary) at schools across New South Wales as well as at Taronga Zoo in Sydney (working with both human and non-human animals). He has worked as a bookseller, as an educator at Purdue University (USA) developing science based educational CD-ROMs but now he has the best job in the world. He is a full time children's author writing fiction (including historical fiction), picture books and non-fiction titles.
His recent publications include the picture books One Tree, New Year Surprise!, the shortlisted narrative non-fiction title Python, Water and the rhyming picture book Sounds Spooky. He presents talks and workshops at festivals, universities and schools around the world and has recently presented at international conferences in Singapore, Manila, New Delhi and at the SCBWI Summer Conference.
Christopher holds a Master of Arts in Children's Literature and again - he has the BEST job in the world.
I look forward to hearing from you.