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Anna Walker
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Anna Walker writes and illustrates children's books and is based in Melbourne. Crafted with pencil, ink and collage, Anna's illustrations are inspired by the everyday details of life and the amusing antics of her menagerie. Anna's picture book, Mr Huff, which she wrote and illustrated, won the 2016 CBCA Book of the Year for Early Childhood and was shortlisted in the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Together with Jane Godwin, Anna has also created many beautiful picture books, most recently Go Go and the Silver Shoes.Anna's most recent picture books as author-illustrator are the highly acclaimed Florette, the delightful Lottie and Walter and the tender and touching Hello Jimmy!

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Lottie and Walter: Picture Book Trailer

The delightfully animated trailer for Anna Walker’s new picture book “Lottie and Walter.” Publishing 5th March 2019 in Australia - Penguin Random House Australia

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Hello Jimmy! by Anna Walker | Book Trailer

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/hello-jimmy-9781760893422 A tender, touching story of a young boy and his father; of what comes between them and what brings them together. #HelloJimmy #AnnaWalker #PictureBooks

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Don't Forget by Jane Godwin and Anna Walker | Read aloud by Jane Godwin

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/dont-forget-9781761040955 Sometimes, we need to remember all the things we can do to be part of the world. Small things, like offering a smile. And bigger things, like hoping, dreaming, imagining… #DontForget #JaneGodwin #AnnaWalker

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Go Go and the Silver Shoes activity pack

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Australian Book Design Awards 2020 longlist announced

Congratulations to all our designers longlisted for Australian Book Design Awards in 2020.

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Book trailers for kids

Find your new favourite book by checking out the book trailer first! 

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