Anna Zobel

Children’s book author and illustrator

About me


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

Anna is a qualified primary school teacher who works in an alternative setting. She has taught writing and illustrating workshops for schools, organisations, and adult learning programs.


For Snail-Mail:
please email 

Click here to book me for school workshops and talks (or email to discuss)

Workshop reviews from kids: