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Renee Treml is the author and illustrator of several best-selling picture books for very young readers, including Once I Heard a Little Wombat, Ten Little Owls, and Roo Knows Blue. She is the creator of the highly engaging and funny junior fiction graphic novels featuring Sherlock Bones (Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery, Sherlock Bones and the Sea-Creature Feature, and Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance) and the silly and sweet Super Adventures of Ollie and Bea (It’s Owl Good, Squeals on Wheels, Wise Quackers, and Bat’s What Friends Are For). Renee has a degree in environmental science and has a passionate love of natural history. All her school visits, both in person or virtual, are based around interactive workshops where children create illustrations or write their own stories.
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Books by Renee Treml
Best Suited 3-7 Years
High in the mountains through the sleepy clouds. Deep in the forest past the chiming birds. Will we see the lyrebird? I don’t know. Tip-toe, tip-toe. The beauty of the Australian rainforest and the magic of family-time come together in this lyrical and delightful story of intergenerational connection, habitat and adventure.
Best Suited 4-7 years
Come with Ollie and Bea on a HARE-raising adventure with a HOPPY ending!
Ollie is an owl who wears glasses. And Bea is a bunny with very big feet. They don’t know it yet, but they are about to be best friends. Can they help each other to find their OTTER-LY awesome inner superhero?
Best suited: 4-7 Years
Q. What’s the hardest part of learning to skate? A. THE GROUND!
Ollie is having a HOOT on his rollerskates, but Bea is full of excuses for why she can’t join in. Will she realise that sometimes it’s okay to look silly, and that real friends don’t CARROT all if you have very big feet?
Ollie has a mystery to solve, and Bea suspects FOWL play!
Ollie is OWL grown up and doesn’t play with stuffed toys – but then where did Bea’s toy go? It might take a DUCKtective to help QUACK this case!
Join Ollie and Bea and their delightful friends. The perfect book for young readers who love to laugh.
Some-BUNNY is missing! HOO could it Bea?
Ollie makes a BAT-tastic new friend, but Bea’s not very HOPPY about it. Can Ollie show Bea that there’s OWLways room for one more friend?
Join Ollie and Bea in their joyful playtime adventures. The perfect book for young readers who love to laugh.
Best Suited for ages 6-9 Years
‘Hi there, I’m Sherlock Bones. Who is Sherlock Bones, you ask? Well, I don’t like to brag, but my trusty side-kick Watts says I’m the greatest detective in our whole museum. Don’t you, Watts? Watts…?’ You might not be able to hear Watts, because she’s technically a stuffed parrot, but I always know what she’s thinking. And right now she’s thinking: Can we solve the mystery of the missing Blue Diamond and save the Museum of Natural History, before it’s too late?
Best Suited for ages 6-9 Years
Hi there, I’m Sherlock Bones – I’m a tawny frogmouth skeleton (really) AND a mystery-solving superstar!
With my trusty partners, clever Watts and sassy Grace, I’m here to solve the mystery of the monster in the museum.
And we have a new sidekick, but he can be tricky to keep track of.
Join us for another super-fun adventure as we seek out the monster and save the museum.
You might not be able to hear Watts, because she’s technically a stuffed parrot, but I always know what she’s thinking.
And right now she’s thinking: Can we solve the mystery of the monster in the museum?