Gabrielle Wang is an award winning author and illustrator of novels and picture books for children and young adults. She was born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage. As a result, Gabrielle’s books are a blend of both Australian and Chinese culture with a touch of fantasy. She has conducted workshops in writing and illustrating around Australia and overseas. Among her most recent books are Ting Ting the Ghosthunter (sequel to A Ghost in My Suitcase), The Beast of Hushing Wood and The Wishbird. Gabrielle has also written the Poppy books and the Pearlie books for the popular Our Australian Girl series.
“I am passionate about creating understanding between cultures. Reading fiction allows children to see the world through someone else’s eyes.”