Anna Zobel

Children’s book author and illustrator

About me

Anna Zobel is an author and illustrator from Melbourne, Australia. She is represented by Annabel Barker.


For Snail-Mail:
please email


As illustrator:
The Must Ungrateful Girl in the World, by Petra James. Puffin 2019
Who’s Your Real Mum? by Bernadette Green. Scribble 2020 
Untitled, by Flora Chol. Scribble 2023

As author / illustrator:
Little Gem, Puffin 2021
Little Gem and the Mysterious Letters, Puffin 2021
This Camp is Doomed, Puffin 2023

Grants and Awards

NAVA Grant 2020
Australian Council of the Arts Grant 2020
CBCA Shortlist 2021 for Who’s Your Real Mum?
Spark Award Shortlist 2021 for Who’s Your Real Mum?
White Raven 2021 for Who’s Your Real Mum?
CBCA Notable 2022 for Little Gem
Readings Prize Shortlist 2022 for Little Gem


Anna is a VIT-registered teacher. Anna has hosted workshops, talks and classes with various programs, including Melbourne Writers Festival, Emerging Writers Festival, Linden New Art, NGV, Footscray Community Arts Centre, and more.

For school workshops Anna is represented by Booked Out Agency.

For other enquires please email to discuss. 

Workshop reviews from kids: