Creative Writing and Literature: Picture books

How to create a storybook


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Search the Internet for information about your favourite illustrator.  See if they have a website! Here are a few to get you started:

Featured books

Useful resources

Remember to always critically evaluate the information your find!

To help you do this watch this short video  Study Help: Evaluating Information


Wokingham Libraries Image Source pixabay CC0 Creative CommonsFind picture books by searching the Library Collection or browsing the shelves at 823 in the Pedagogies in Practice Collection (Magill and Mawson Lakes Library).

Search tips

  • If you know the exact title type it into the search box and select the title option e.g. A bus called heaven
  • Find an author / illustrator by typing their name into the search box and selecing the author option
    e.g. Shaun Tan
  • Try the following subject searches to find picture books in the collection: juvenile fiction or picture books

Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year: Picture Books

The Library holds the winners and many of the runners up of Book of the Year: Picture Books (Children's Book Council of Australia -CBCA).  

Find more previous winners on the CBCA website and in the Library's collection.

Digital Story Book Collections