Tania Ingram


Tania Ingram is an author of children’s picture books and novels including the Jinny and Cooper series. She's a regular contributor to The School Magazine and is on the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators SA committee. Tania is also a Books in Homes role model, as well as being an Ambassador for both United Way SA and The Premier’s Reading Challenge. She presents at schools and festivals to share her love of stories. 

Tania was born in Whyalla and moved to Adelaide as a teenager. Prior to becoming a full time writer, she was a child psychologist. She lives in the Adelaide Hills with her husband and daughter, two guinea pigs, three elderly chickens and a fish called Bionic Mouth. 

Tania’s school presentations are most suited to two groups: Preschool – Year 1 (with a picture book focus) and Years 2 – 4 (with a broader focus).

Published Titles

Dog on Log, 2011, Omnibus Books

Jinny & Cooper: My Teacher's Big Bad Secret, 2016, Penguin

2016 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards Shortlist

Jinny & Cooper: Revenge of the Stone Witch, 2016, Penguin

Jinny & Cooper: Curse of the Genie's Ring, 2016, Penguin

Jinny & Cooper: Search for the Sea Bogle, 2016, Penguin

The Great Barbie Disaster, 2016, Scholastic

 Oma's Buttons, 2018, Penguin