Ambelin Kwaymullina is an Aboriginal writer and illustrator who comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is the author and illustrator of a number of award-winning picture books as well as a YA dystopian series. Her books have been published in the United States, South Korea and China. Ambelin is a prolific commentator on diversity in children’s literature and a law academic at the University of Western Australia.
Children’s Book Council of Australia (Notable Book 2008, 2009)
Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards (Shortlisted 2008)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for New Illustrators (Shortlisted 2008)