Anne Ryan is an author, illustrator, artist and art educator living in Melbourne. Through workshops, artist-in-residence programs and her role as a Visual Arts specialist teacher, she has enjoyed sharing creative processes and storytelling with young children for many years. Anne is a published author/illustrator of children’s books with Black Dog Books, Lothian, Five Mile Press and Ford Street Publishing. Her love of picture books inspired Anne to participate as an illustrator on the Australian stand at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy 2017 and 2018.