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Sally Rippin

Sally Rippin was born in Darwin, Australia, but grew up mainly in South-East Asia. As a young adult she spent three years in China studying traditional brush and ink painting in Shanghai and Hangzhou.
Sally now lives in Melbourne where she writes and illustrates for children of all ages. She has had over 40 children’s books published – many of them award-winning, including two novels for young adults. Her most recent books include the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series. 
Sally is a regular fixture at writing festivals and workshops across Australia and overseas. She also teaches Writing for Children at RMIT University, is a mentor for the Australian Society of Authors, and is one of the Victorian Premier’s Reading Challenge Ambassadors.

Selected bibliography:
  • What a Mess, Fang Fang! (Omnibus 1998).
  • The Shape text by Dianne Bates (Allen & Unwin 2000).
  • Twin Trouble (Omnibus 2000).
  • Leopard Skin (Lothian 2003).
  • When It Is Time text by Stacey McLeary (Lothian 2004).
  • Barking text by Jenni Overend (Lothian 2005).
  • Becoming Buddha text by Whitney Stewart (Lothian 2005).
  • What Makes Me Me text by Stacey McLeary (Lothian 2005).
  • My Best Friend Is a Vampire (Penguin 2006).
  • The Rainbirds text by David Metzenthen (Lothian 2006).
  • The Magic Mirror (Lothian 2007).
  • The Search of Fred Beany text by Kate Ryan (Lothian 2007).
  • Chenxi and the Foreigner (Text Publishing 2008).
  • Elephant Mountain text by Janeen Brian (Penguin 2008).
  • Water Buffalo Boy text by S.E. Kang (Yeowan Media Korea 2008).
  • Just One Wish (Penguin 2009).
  • Go Girl – Twin Trouble (Hardie Grant Egmont 2009).
  • Mannie and the Long Brave Day text by Martine Murray (Allen & Unwin 2009). 
  • Me, Oliver Bright text by Megan de Kantzow (Omnibus Books 2009).
  • Billie B Brown: The Perfect Present (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Billie B Brown: The Beautiful Haircut (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Billie B Brown: The Extra-Special Helper (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Billie B Brown: The Second Best Friend (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Billie B Brown: The Midnight Feast (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Billie B Brown: The Bad Butterfly (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Billie B Brown: The Soccer Star (Hardie Grant Egmont 2010).
  • Peeking Ducks text by Krista Bell (Windy Hollow 2010).
  • The Race for the Chinese Zodiac text by Gabrielle Wang (Black Dog 2010).
  • Angel Creek (Text Publishing 2011).
  • The Big Book of Billie (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Spotty Holiday (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Best Project (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Little Lie (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Birthday Mix-Up (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Big Sister (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Secret Message (Hardie Grant Egmont 2011).
  • Billie B Brown: The Copycat Kid (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Billie B Brown: The Pocket Money Blues (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Billie B Brown: The Deep End (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Billie B Brown: The Night Fright (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Billie B Brown: The Cutest Pet Ever (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Hey Jack!: The Worry Monster (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Hey Jack!: The New Friend (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Hey Jack!: The Winning Goal (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Hey Jack!: The Scary Solo (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Hey Jack!: The Robot Blues (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
  • Hey Jack!: The Crazy Cousins (Hardie Grant Egmont 2012).
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