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Dec 6, 2023

Illustrating picture books with Briony Stewart


On today’s show we chat about illustrating picture books, writing picture books, we look at the journey of an illustrator, and Liv reviews an awesome picture book perfect for the new year.


Today’s guest is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books. She won the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for her work with Sheryl Clarke on the verse novel ‘Mina and the Whole Wide World’.

Her book Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers won the Queensland Literary Award, and in 2012 she was selected by the British Council as one of 3 Australian Artists under 30, excelling in their creative field, for the Realize Your Dream Awards and spent 9 months in the UK developing as a children’s author and illustrator.

To tell us all about her author/illustrator journey and her latest book, Gymnastica Fantastica, please welcome the wonderful, Briony Stewart.