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Speaker Profile - Shelly Unwin


Region: Australia East
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Shelly Unwin is the SCBWI Co-ordinator for the ACT regional chapter and a picture book author. Her most recent publication is Hello Baby! with Allen & Unwin is due for release in April 2021 and has already sold into several European territories. She is also the author of Blast Off! with Penguin Random House, and There’s A Baddie Running Through This Book, A&U, both of which have sold internationally. Her debut series You’re One! You’re Two! You’re Three! You’re Four! And You’re Five! Were released by Allen & Unwin in June 2017, it has been a huge hit in Australia and You're One! and You're Two! were published by PRH/ Double Day in the US - in fall 2019.  Shelly is passionate about literature in early childhood and loves meeting with her critique group regularly. She has recently relocated with her family from Sydney to Canberra.