#About the event
Dub Leffler has illustrated over 25 children’s picture books, making him incredibly sought after, and written two of his own. With his work also featuring in permanent art collections overseas, Dub discusses what makes his work so popular and how he creates it, with interviewer Sarah Davis.
Dub Leffler, is one of Australia's most sought after illustrators of children's literature. Descended from the Bigambul people of South-West Queensland, Dub has written two books for children and illustrated over 25 titles including the award winning picture books Once There was a Boy, Sorry Day with Coral Vass & the much lauded Bindi by Kirli Saunders.
His work is known across the globe and his illustrations are now in permanent collection at The Library of Congress in Washington Dc. as well as the esteemed Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection in Virginia, United States.
Dub's latest offering is Our Dreaming written by Kirli Saunders & published by Scholastic in 2022.
Sarah Davis is a multiple award-winning illustrator, and associate art director for Walker Books Australia. She won the CBCA Crichton Illustration Award for her first picture book, Mending Lucille, in 2009, and since then has gone on to illustrate over 50 titles, in a range of styles and genres. She has an Honours degree in literature, and her love of language and narrative underpins her illustration work. With each project she experiments with new ways to construct visual narratives, working across a range of media. Sarah has collaborated with many major publishing houses and commercial clients across Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. An experienced presenter with a teaching background, she regularly speaks at schools, festivals and universities throughout Australia and internationally. Sarah is also proud to be an ambassador for Room to Read.