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Gabriel Evans

Author, Illustrator

Now taking bookings for 2020.

Gabriel Evans is an energetic children’s book illustrator and author of over twenty books – with two CBCA Notables for titles he has illustrated.

He is a dynamic and engaging speaker, giving interactive sessions on the art of creating picture books. He travels Australia talking to small people and big people.

Where were you born?

I was born in a scenic country town in Western Australia. I grew up surrounded by animals, trees and teapots.

What themes are recurring in your work?

The subject of friendship most frequently arises during my sketchbook brainstorming sessions. The interaction and tension between two characters and the resulting growth is an interesting concept to explore.

Dogs come a close second.

Where have your works been published?

Australia and the USA.

What are you passionate about?

Discovering new characters in my sketchbook and finding their voice.

Visiting schools and libraries and developing creative ideas with an enthusiastic audience.


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