School Visits & Online Workshops

Mark Wilson Author/Illustrator at Dromkeen Virtual or Live

Picturebook Workshops

On Google Meets, Webex etc. Or live in your classroom!

You can visit Dromkeen and have the workshops right here!

Mark presents a unique educational experience with his award-winning children’s picture books, including:

Eureka! A Story of the Goldfields, A New Prayer for the Animals, Rachel’s War, Tupaia, Isaac and Cook – Search for the Great South Land; & new 2022 – Votes for Women! The Story of Nellie, Rose & Mary.


Mark will introduce students to the art of picture books, including: ‘how to get that great idea’, ‘build believable characters’ & ‘simple ways to illustrate picture books’. Workshops include interactive, hands-on picture book sessions where students will discover the secrets to successful writing & illustrating. The focus is to encourage students to have confidence in their own writing and drawing and in developing their own ideas & stories.


About Mark:

Mark is an Internationally acclaimed author/Illustrator with over thirty children’s books in print worldwide. He won the 2011 Dromkeen Award for Services to Children’s Literature, has been awarded five CBCA Notable Picture book Awards, a 2018 YABBA Award, 2014 WAYRA Award, found Whitley Awards for children’s Literature and four Wilderness Society Awards.


Recent Live & Zoom workshop/presentations include the 2020 Young Australian Best Book Award Anzac Day Sessions, the 2020 Newcastle & District Liberians Conference, and all those wonderful schools from Fremantle in WA to Bendigo in Victoria & Rathmines in NSW.