Lesley is a dynamic, engaging presenter ideal for school author presentations, storytelling, writing workshops, festivals, professional development and parent forums. She is a presenter at the Australian Writers’ Centre and has an extensive background in education with sixteen years teaching experience.
Lesley is an internationally published author of more than fourteen books for children. Her books include CBCA Honour Book Scary Night, CBCA Shortlisted Book Searching For Cicadas, Whitley Award Winner Fluke, A Boat Of Stars (poetry anthology), best-selling picture book Dinosaur Dads, and the hilarious chapter book series Fizz.
Lesley’s writing has received acknowledgement from The Children’s Book Council of Australia, The Royal Zoological Society of NSW, The Wilderness Society, Speech Pathology Australia, International School Libraries Network Singapore and The American Booksellers Association.