Community Creative: Adam Wallace

Love our September Under the Sea brochure?! Illustrations are by our school holiday guest, Adam Wallace!

Adam is a three time New York Times bestselling author with a talent for writing hilarious, horrendous and heartfelt books for children. He has over forty published titles under his belt, including Jamie Brown is Not RichSpark, and the Accidentally Awesome series.

Adam loves writing stories and drawing pictures almost more than zombies love eating brains. He is proud of his books...well, except for the one with that person doing stuff in that place at some time. He hates that one.

We checked out his website and got the lowdown on Adam's favourite things:

Favourite Books: Harpo Speaks, StargirlSo WrongThe 13 Storey Treehouse
Favourite Number: 19
Favourite Colours: Blue and Purple
Favourite Toe: Left Big toe
Favourite type of dog: Labrador-Kelpie-Italian Greyhound cross
Favourite Footy Team: GO PIIIIIIIIIIESSSSSSS for premiers!!!!!
Favourite Punctuation Thing!!!!!!!!! Exclamation marks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Favourite Way to Say Goodbye: High five!


Interested in Adam's workshops at the library?

Adam is a qualified engineer and primary school teacher, focusing his cartooning and writing workshops on having fun and exploring creativity without fear of failure. Question time is included, helping participants discover what it's like to be an author . . . well, that and how old Adam is and whether he's married.

Check out some of Adam's books here:

How to Catch A Mermaid

Jamie Brown Is Not Rich

Rhymes With Art

Accidentally Awesome!

Rusty, Buster and Patch Versus the Opera

Info sources:

Creative Speakers

Ford Street Publishing

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