Megan Daley is a Teacher Librarian and has been awarded the Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year and the Queensland Teacher Librarian of the Year, as well as the national Dromkeen Librarian’s Award.
Megan is the author of the bestselling book ‘Raising Readers’ (UQP, 2019) and editor of the ‘Teacher, Teacher’ anthology (Affirm Press, 2023). Her debut picture book ‘The Beehive’ will be published by Walker Books in 2024.
A former national vice-president of the Children’s Book Council of Australia, Megan is also a regular literary judge, curator of 2023 Brisbane Writers Festival Word Play program, a workshop presenter and the creator of the popular website Children’s Books Daily.
Children’s author | Writer | Speaker | Podcaster
Her latest novel THE FIRST SUMMER OF CALLIE McGEE is a ‘cosy middle-grade mystery’ (out now).
A multi-genre writer, creative writing teacher and speaker with many years’ experience in magazines, newspapers and online publishing, Allison is co-host of the top-rating Your Kid’s Next Read podcast and former co-host of the So You Want To Be A Writer podcast.
Allison is a YKNR community manager and talks a lot.
Author | Writer
Allison Rushby is a children’s, YA and fiction author with more than 20 books to her name. Her middle-grade books The Turnkey and The Mulberry Tree (Walker / Candlewick) are spooky tales aimed at intermediate readers. Her latest series are the Miss Penny Dreadful mysteries and The Wish Sisters series for junior readers.
Allison is a YKNR community manager and our Giveaway Queen.