Gus Gordon

Gus Gordon is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and author. He has illustrated and written over 80 books for children. His books which include Wendy, Herman and Rosie (2013 CBCA Honour book), Somewhere Else (2017 Speech Pathology book of the year), The Last Peach and Finding François have sold in over 20 countries worldwide and have received wide international recognition. He has been shortlisted for the German Youth Literature Award, the Sakura Medal in Japan, the Kirico book awards in Spain, the Les Incorruptibles prize in France, the Premio Anderson Children's Book award in Italy and has twice been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature. He lives with his wife and three kids in Sydney, Australia.

Published Titles

Finding Francois, Puffin, 2020

The Catawampus Cat, Penguin Australia, 2017

Somewhere Else, Penguin Australia, 2017

The Last Peach, Penguin Australia, 2018

Big Pet Day, Hachette, 2014

I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! Penguin Australia, 2012

Wendy, Penguin Australia, 2009

Herman and Rosie, Penguin Australia, 2012


A Day with Noodles, Penguin Australia, 2009