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Simon Howe


Simon Howe is an illustrator and author with a broad appetite for children's literature, animation, storytelling and design. He has worked with several notable Australian authors on books for children, and has designed and directed animation for advertising and television. His long-time collaboration with ARIA award-winning children’s band, Teeny Tiny Stevies, has seen him produce more than a dozen animated music videos. His first authored picture book, Shoosh!, was published in 2020. Simon lives in regional Victoria with his family.

Books by Simon Howe

Alfie the Kind

A heartwarming story about Alfie, who may not be the bravest dog, but just might be the kindest, by Richard Harris 2019 Australian of the Year and key member of the international cave-diving team that rescued the Wild Boar soccer team.

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Alfie the Brave

A delightful picture book about a dog called Alfie who longs to be bold and brave like other dogs. From Australian of the Year Dr Richard ‘Harry’ Harris, a key member of the cave-diving team that rescued the Wild Boar soccer team in Thailand.

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Puffinalia Magazine 2022, Issue 1

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