A Picture Book Life

A Picture Book Life

Fellowship Children’s and Youth Literature

1 February 2019 - Anna McFarlane

From 21-23 January the Dutch Foundation for Literature hosted a group of publishers and editors of children’s literature from five different Anglophone countries to come and meet their Dutch colleagues and familiarise themselves with Dutch children’s literature. Anna McFarlane (Allen & Unwin, Australia) was one of them, and wrote a blogpost about her three-day picture book life in Amsterdam.

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Anna McFarlane

is publisher at Allen & Unwin Publishers, Australia since 2010. Anna’s career at Allen & Unwin began with fantasy series The Ship Kings, The Coming of the Whirlpool, by Andrew McGahan; and The Little Refugee, a picture book of Anh Do’s bestselling memoir, The Happiest Refugee, illustrated by Bruce Whatley. Since then, she has published more than a hundred books including international bestseller Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews.