Authors and Artists

James Foley

James Foley is a children’s author and illustrator. His books include In The Lion, The Amity Kids Adventures, The Last Viking and The Last Viking Returns.

James is an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room to Read Australia, and the Illustrator Coordinator for SCBWI Australia West. His interests include comics, film, psychology, science, history (anything nerdy really), as well as yoga and social justice.

He has far too many books in his bedside reading pile.

Awards

International Youth Library’s White Raven list (Winner 2013)
SCBWI Crystal Kite Award (Winner 2012)
WAYRBA Hoffman Award (Winner 2012)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Junior Judges Award (Winner 2012)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Early Childhood (Shortlisted 2012)
Aurealis Award (Shortlisted 2012)
Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature (Shortlisted 2012)

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