Ann James is an award-winning illustrator of over 60 children’s books.
In 1998 she established Books Illustrated with partner Ann Haddon, to create a gallery for book illustration that is now a centre for celebrating Australian children’s literature.
Ann represents illustrators on the Committee of Management of The Australian Society of Authors and manages their website, The Style File. Ann is also a founding Board member of the Australian Children’s Literature Alliance.
She has illustrated a range of books, including The Penny Pollard series, the Hannah series, The Midnight Gang, Shutting the Chooks In and Lucy Goosey. She continues to illustrate and write in her upstairs studio at Books Illustrated.