We are getting super excited with only 3 sleeps until we chat ‘Nature’ themed picture books with the amazing Anna Walker!

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Anna Walker one of Australia’s most beloved picture book creators.  She has published 25 beautiful books in a career spanning over 20 years. Her imagery is inspired by tiny details in the world around her.

Anna studied graphic design and Swinburne University and started her own business. Gradually the majority of her work became illustration based and picture book illustration became the foundation of her business. She devotes one year to each picture book , giving her work space and time.

“I’ve always believed in the picture book as an art form,” she said. “It’s important to me that every aspect is crafted to be the best it can be.”

Anna’s beautiful book ‘Florette’ has been shortlisted for a 2018 Children’s Book Council Award in the ‘Picture Book of the Year’ category. Have a look at the gorgeous book trailer created for Florette.


Here are the chat questions for our Nature themed #picbookbc chat!

Q1. What is  your favourite ‘nature’ themed picture book and why? Share a pic!

Q2. How do you think picture books with an environmental focus help readers develop a sense of responsibility for the environment?

Q3. Which environmental focus would you feature in a picture book and why?

Q4. Illustrations play an important part in bringing picture books alive. Share an illustration from one of your nature themed picture books.

There will also be plenty of time at the end for Anna to answer your questions! Horray!!

We look forward to partying with you ‘picture book’ style on Thursday night the 2nd of August at 8pm AEST !

If you haven’t joined one of our chats before and wondering how it works head on over to our Welcome to the #picbookbc Twitter chat post!



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