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Ali Teo

Ali_Teo_1.JPGAli Teo is a freelance illustrator who lives in Wellington. Ali was born in East Malaysian in 1972. She grew up in Wainuiomata and attended Wellington Polytechnic, earning a Bachelor in Design. Ali has illustrated many picture books and beginner readers.

Selected bibliography:
  • Rangi and His Dinosaurs text by  Kāterina Mataira (Huia 1998).
  • Where Is Rubber Duckee? text by Janice Marriott (Water Safety 2002).
  • Tekiteora, Kei Hea ō Hu by Ngāreta Gabel, illustrated with Astrid Jensen (Huia 2003). [published in English as Oh Hogwash, Sweet Pea!]
  • Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! text by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated with John O'Reilly (Scholastic 2006).
  • Barnaby Bennett text by Hannah Rainforth (Huia 2006).
  • Tahi – One Lucky Kiwi text by Melanie Drewery, illustrated with John O'Reilly (Random House 2007).
  • Duck's Stuck text by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated with John O'Reilly (Scholastic 2008).
  • Amazing Tales of Aotearoa text by Glenn Colquhoun (Raupo 2008).
  • Melu text by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by John O'Reilly (Scholastic 2012).
Other resources:

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