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Heidi McKinnon

Heidi McKinnon

  • 5 stars across 5 books
Heidi McKinnon was born and grew up in Tamworth NSW. After a childhood spent trying to avoid country music she moved to Melbourne and studied art and design at RMIT. After graduating, she worked lots of weird jobs until she began a career as a Graphic Designer. This is Heidi's second picture book. Her first, I Just Ate My Friend, was shortlisted for numerous awards, including the Children's Book Council Crichton Award and has been published around the world, incluing in tthe USA, France, Japan and Korea.
6th January 2022

We Found a Cat (PB)

  The perfect picture book for children with a big imagination, We Found a Cat is a laugh-out-loud story o... MoreWe Found a Cat (PB)

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8th August 2019

Baz & Benz

'Benz, are we friends?' 'Yes, Baz, we are best friends' 'For how long?' 'For ever and ever.' But what do you do when yo... MoreBaz & Benz

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2nd May 2019

I Just Ate My Friend

SHORT-LISTED: CBCA Book of the Year, Crichton Award for New Illustrators, 2018 I just ate my friend. He was a good frie... MoreI Just Ate My Friend

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11th June 2020

There's No Such Thing

Bear can't sleep. Did you hear that? Did you feel that? What was it? It wasn't a hungry giant or a blood-sucking spider... MoreThere's No Such Thing

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10th November 2022

Floof

This is Floof. Floof is floofy. Floof is VERY floofy. Floof is the FLOOFIEST! Floof is going to have a very busy day... MoreFloof

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