Lisa Shanahan

Lisa Shanahan is an award-winning writer of picture books and fiction for young people. Her picture book Bear and Chook by the Sea, illustrated by Emma Quay, was the CBCA Book of the Year for Early Childhood in 2010. Big Pet Day, illustrated by Gus Gordon, was the Speech Pathology Book of the Year for Ages 5-8 in 2015 and Hark, It's Me, Ruby Lee! was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards in 2018. Her most recent picture book Hello World, illustrated by Leila Rudge was recently listed as a 2022 CBCA Notable Book for Early Childhood.