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Characterisation and Setting in Picture Books

Looking for picture book writing inspiration and insights into helpful literary devices? Join award-winning children’s author Andrea Rowe for a practical and engaging online workshop. Andrea shares tips to write well-rounded, relatable characters and settings that young readers love exploring. You’ll discover how to craft a compelling story with memorable characters and create settings that move a story along. This workshop also offers writing prompts, helpful hacks and discussion time. 


  • When: Saturday 21 July, 10am–4pm
  • Where: Online
  • With: Andrea Rowe

About the Tutor

A photo of Andrea Rowe.

Andrea Rowe is an award-winning, best-selling children’s author of Jetty Jumping, Sunday Skating and In the Rockpool (Hardie Grant). Jetty Jumping won the 2022 CBCA Picture Book of the Year and the 2023 Australian Speech Pathology Book of the Year. In the Rockpool is a 2024 CBCA Notable book and Amid the Sand Dunes is out in 2024. She has six more books on the way and is a 2024 May Gibbs Literature Trust Fellow. 

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