zanni louise children's author

Zanni Louise has been writing stories since she was little, growing up in country NSW. She now lives with her family of four and a dog called Adeline Lemonade in the Byron Bay hinterland. 

Author of over twenty-five kids’ books, including bestselling picture book series Human-Kind (Five Mile) and Errol (Scholastic), Zanni has been long-listed for CBCA Awards and short-listed for the Australian Book Design Awards. Persistence (Five Mile) was highly commended in the Australian Education Publishing Awards and Human-Kind was voted best picture book series by Bookstagang. Archie and the Bear (Little Hare) was chosen for the International White Ravens catalogue. Zanni's books are published in over twenty foreign territories. 

Zanni runs a picture book course online with Anna Pignataro each year. She also teaches picture books and chapter books at the Australian Writers Centre, offers private mentoring, and travels to schools and festivals across Australia, helping creatives achieve their writing dreams.  

Zanni's literary works are represented by LK Literary Agency and her speaking and workshops can be booked through Speakers Ink. She is proud to be an author ambassador for Room To Read, an organisation helping to educate children.