Zanni Louise is passionate about writing quality books for children and inspiring people to write their own stories.
Zanni has collaborated with award-winning illustrators to create picture books, including the popular Errol series. She also writes for young readers, including the Tiggy and the Magic Paintbrush series and Stardust School of Dance. Her recent picture book series Human Kind helps kids and their parents discuss values that are important to them.
Zanni’s books have been described as quirky, warm and funny, and are sold in 19 foreign territories. She’s been twice listed in the CBCA Notables, and her picture book Archie and the Bear was selected for the highly prestigious international children’s catalogue: The White Ravens.
Zanni teaches ‘Writing Picture Books’ and ‘Writing Chapter Books’ through the Australian Writers Centre. She also runs her own course through various writing centres and festivals throughout Australia. Zanni has workshopped with thousands of kids in schools around Australia. She is one of the passionate StoryBoard authors working with Byron Writers Festival and tours with StoryFest On The Road . She has mentored new and established writers for a number of years, helping writers develop their stories for publication, and achieve their writing dreams.