What makes a picture book sing? Explore the alchemy of words and pictures with award–winning author and illustrator Nicki Greenberg. In this extended session, Nicki explores character and expression, style, pace, structure, rhythm and voice. She also covers the stages involved in developing and producing a picture book. Bring your favourite picture book and, if you wish, a piece of your own work for the group workshop.

Nicki Greenberg (Australian)

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Nicki Greenberg is an award-winning author and illustrator. Her books include critically acclaimed adaptations of The Great Gatsby and Hamlet (Winner, CBCA Picture Book of the Year 2011) and a wide variety of books for younger readers, including the popular Naughtiest Reindeer series. Nicki's latest releases include a raucous picture book called Meerkat Choir, and an illustrated middle-grade novel, The Cursed First Term of Zelda Stitch (Bad Teacher. Worse Witch).