Matt Ottley

Matt Ottley is an acclaimed and multiple award-winning author, illustrator and composer. His recent picture book, How to Make a Bird (with Meg McKinlay), was the winner of the CBCA’s Picture Book of the Year Award and joint winner of the Prime Minister’s Award for Children’s Literature. As a composer, and an endorsed Yamaha musician, Matt has written scores for many of his picture books, which have been performed by orchestras and musicians across Australia and internationally.