> Skip to content
Jess Racklyeft
Photo Credit: Photographer credit Penny Lane

Jess Racklyeft

Book for an event

Jess Racklyeft is the acclaimed creator of cards, picture books, original paintings, prints and all types of different client projects. She worked in publishing sales for many years, but now works full time as an artist and illustrator. Recent awards include the CBCA Notable Picture Book of the Year two years running. She lives in Melbourne with her family.

Books by Jess Racklyeft

The First Christmas

A long time ago, in a country far away, a star shone in the night sky and a baby boy was born . . .

Read more

Related features

Article
The First Christmas activity pack

Celebrate the festive season with this gorgeous activity pack designed by author and illustrator Jess Racklyeft.

Article
Jolabokaflod - Your new favourite Christmas tradition

Jolabokaflod is the beautiful Icelandic tradition of gifting books on Christmas Eve.