Meet the Author – Anne Spudvilas


Where: The Library

When: Thursday 15 August 2013

Time: 4.30pm

Cost: $5.00

In association with the New England Writer’s Centre Children and Young Adults’ Literature Festival Anne Spudvilas will be talking in the library.

Guest illustrator is Anne Spudvilas who is also an established portrait painter and courtroom artist. Her books include: The Peasant Prince, Woolvs in the Sitee, Jenny Angel and In My Backyard. Anne Spudvilas is a multi-award-winning illustrator of children’s books and an established portrait p ainter who also works as a courtroom artist for the Melbourne media.Anne’s portraits have been selected in major portrait competitions and she has completed public commissions for the City of Melbourne and the Victorian State Government and her work is in collections in Australia, USA, Europe and Asia.Her first picture book The Race was awarded the Crichton Award for Illustration and CBCA (Children’s Book Council of Australia) Honour Book. In 2000, she won CBCA Picture Book of the Year with Jenny Angel, which was also shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Award.In 2008, The Peasant Prince won the NSW Premier’s Award (Patricia Wrightson Prize), the Australian Book Industry Award for Younger Readers and the Queensland Premiers Award.Anne’s designs were used by Australia Post for the 2006 Australian Christmas stamps.
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Image from flickr creative commons