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MARCH 20, 2022

Gabrielle Wang named 2022–2023 Australian Children’s Laureate

BY JAMES BENNETT


Melbourne-based author and illustrator Gabrielle Wang has been announced as the 2022–23 Australian Children’s Laureate. Gabrielle’s theme is “Imagine A Story” with a focus on encouraging everyone to keep using their imagination by reading, writing or drawing.

Find out more about Gabrielle.

Monthly Activities

Gabrielle is sharing a fun creative activity every month. 

This month, the inspiration is the Hermit Crab. You can do some writing, then perhaps look at some pictures and draw your own Hermit Crab. You could even copy Gabi’s lovely illustration.

Don’t forget to share your pictures with us to feature in our Illustration Gallery. Email admin@childrenslaureate.org.au.

Laureates Online

The Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation has a wealth of other fabulous resources, including Laureates Online – a collection of videos from our Laureates on all aspects of story creation. Head to our website www.childrenslaureate.org.au.

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