Shaye Wardrop writes for kids who love the fantastical. We’re talking cool creatures, fantasylands, superpowers and everything in between. With a passion for dreaming up magnificent beasts and fantastical worlds for them to stomp around in, she writes to spark imagination, curiosity and courage to walk into the wild.
A huge fan of writing competitions, Shaye has shortlisted, placed and come first in a number of writing comps across picture book and junior fiction categories. She’s also an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and was Treasurer on the Canberra SCBWI committee from 2016 to 2019.
Shaye is a devoted kidlit book reviewer and senior editor at top children’s book review site Kids’ Book Review. She has a Bachelor of Communication in Advertising and Marketing, and there is no word limit big enough to list the writing courses she has undertaken.
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