Kate and Jol Temple


Kate and Jol are internationally awarded children’s authors of over 20 books for kids. Their picture books include the smash hit Bin Chicken series (Nominated for ABIA Picture Book of the Year) and the backwards-forwards Room on Our Rock, which won the Charlotte Huck Award for outstanding fiction with the potential to transform children’s lives. They also write the best-selling graphic novel series The Underdogs. Kate writes the middle grade fiction series, The Dangerous Business of Being Trilby Moffat.

Published Titles

The Underdogs Series, Hardie Grant, 2021 - 2023

Bin Chicken and the Christmas Turkey, Scholastic, 2022

Bin Chicken Flies Again, Scholastic, 2022


Winner Winner Bin Chicken Dinner , Scholastic, 2021

Bin Chicken, Scholastic, 2020

The Dangerous Business of Being Trilby Moffat, Hachette Australia, 2022

Move that Mountain, Scholastic, 2021

Room on Our Rock, Scholastic, 2019

The Alice Toolie Series, Allen and Unwin, 2018 - 2020

Are You My Bottom, Allen and Unwin, 2018

Mike I Don't Like, Harper Collins, 2015

I Got This Hat, Harper Collins Australia, 2014