Book An Author

Inspire reading and imagination in your
students by booking a Lamont Author visit.

Our Authors Meet our fantastic Authors and Illustrators.

  • Charlotte Barkla

  • Nat Amoore

  • Deborah Abela

  • Vikki Conley

  • Katrina McKelvey

  • Chris Collin

    Chris Collin is an author, presenter, and publisher of Australian children's books. His best selling titles include A Bug Called Doug and Funky Chicken: Chooks in Space and the winner of the 2016 Speech Pathology Australia book award for Five to eight years, Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks.

  • Lisa Nicol

    Lisa’s presentations involve laugh out loud readings, music, stories and audience participation. She has a personal interest in fostering creativity and freeing up the imagination using a mixture of techniques and activities. She is best suited to grades 2-6 but sessions can be tailored to suit any age group.

  • Chris Karkanis

    The writer of the hugely successful Your Best Score is touring schools talking to VCE students about his book and how to get their best ATAR scores.

  • Jess Black

    Jess Black is an award-winning author of children's books of book such as The Tales of Mr Walker, the Keeper of the Crystals series and is the co-author of the hugely successful Bindi Wildlife Adventure series and RSPCA Animal Tales series.

  • Kirsty Murray

    Kirsty Murray is a multi-award winning author of more than 20 books for children and young adults.

  • Catherine Jinks

    Catherine is a four-time winner of the CBCA Book of the Year Award.

  • Will Kostakis

    Will is an award-winning author for young adults and younger readers. His first novel was released when he was only nineteen.

  • Tim Harris

    Tim Harris’s first series of books, Exploding Endings, features captivating and laugh-out-loud funny short stories for primary-aged readers.

  • Serena Geddes

    Serena is an international book illustrator with over forty titles published in Australia and overseas.

  • Scot Gardner

    Scot wasn’t born reading and writing; in fact he left school in year eleven to undertake an apprenticeship in gardening with the local council.

  • R.A. Spratt

    R.A. Spratt is a best-selling author and television writer. She is the author of the Nanny Piggins and Friday Barnes series, and more recently The Peski Kids series.

  • Phillip Gwynne

    Phillip Gwynne’s first novel Deadly Unna? was a rites-of-passage story set in a small coastal town in South Australia.

  • Nicky Johnston

    Nicky is a mum to four boys, an artist, a primary educator and a children’s book author and illustrator.

  • Michael Wagner

    Michael Wagner is a children’s author of more than 70 titles, including a 20-book series about the funny and exciting sporting adventures of Maxx Rumble.

  • Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson is a multiple award-winning author/illustrator with 17 books in print worldwide in nine languages, including Flapper and Beth.

  • Coral Vass

    Coral Vass is an award-winning Australian children’s author of several books including Grandma’s Treasured Shoes, Meet Don Bradman and Sorry Day.

  • Belinda Murrell

    Belinda is a bestselling internationally published children’s author with a history of writing in her family that spans over 200 years.

  • Andrew Daddo

    Andrew is an accomplished author and has written more than 25 books of various sizes, weights and colours.

  • Adam Wallace

    Adam Wallace is a children's writer and cartoonist living in Victoria. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling How to Catch series.

  • Heath McKenzie

    Heath McKenzie is an author and illustrator who lives and works Victoria, and has worked with numerous publishers to publish over 100 titles worldwide.

  • George Ivanoff

    George Ivanoff has written over 100 books fiction and non-fiction for children and teenagers.

  • Jacqueline Harvey

    Jacqueline Harvey has had a passion for storytelling since she was a child, and is the author of the popular Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose series

  • Jane Godwin

    Jane Godwin is an Australian children’s book publisher and highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for children, such as How Big is Too Small?

  • Dee White

    Dee has published 16 books for children and young adults and many articles, short stories and poems.

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