Jess Black

Jess Black
Author
Home State:
New South Wales (NSW)
Theme(s):
CBCA Book Week | Environment | Protected Animals
Presentation Format(s):
Presentations | Professional Development | Talks | Workshops
Audience Type(s): Adults | Primary Age | Teachers
Visit Type(s): In Person | Online

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Jess Black is an award-winning children’s author of over fifty fictional children’s books. Jess has written picture books, junior fiction and middle grade level fiction.

Jess has written The Colourful World of Poppy Starr Olsen, Time Out! (Who Dunnit, Eddie Woo? series), the Pepper Creek Ponies series, the Tales of Mr Walker series, The Keeper of the Crystals Series, The Little Paws series. Jess is the co-author of The Kaboom Kid series, The Bindi Irwin Wildlife Adventure series, and the Animal Tales series.

Jess has written four picture books – The Bold Australian Girl, Moon Dance, Logan’s Big Move and The Sea in Me.

In 2023 Jess released a new black and white high contrast board book series with Harper Collins. The first three of six titles are Aussie Bird Babies, Aussie Farm Babies and Bouncing Aussie Animals.

In 2024 Jess has a new football series being released with Mackenzie Arnold, the first two books are being released in July.

Jess lives in Newcastle with her husband, two daughters, a rescue dog and a tyrannical cat.

Awards:

The Tales of Mr Walker

Australian Book Industry Awards

LONGLISTED  •  2019  •  BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN

Mr Walker and the Dessert Delight:

CBCA Book of the Year Awards

NOTABLE BOOK  •  2020  •  YOUNGER READERS

The Tales of Mr Walker

CBCA Book of the Year Awards NOTABLE BOOK  •  2019  •  YOUNGER READERS

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