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Ashleigh Barton


Ashleigh Barton (photo credit Syl Marie Photography)
Ashleigh Barton is a bestselling children's author from Sydney. After completing a law degree, Ashleigh decided she preferred books and spent the next six years working in publishing where she ran marketing and publicity campaigns for internationally renowned authors and illustrators. Now she writes books of her own in between looking after her three small children and freelance copywriting. Her picture book What Do You Call Your Grandma? was shortlisted in the 2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards.