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Summary

After failing high school twice, Josh Langley went onto become an award-winning radio copywriter and award-winning children’s author. Josh's area of passion is delivering positive mental health messages to primary school aged children in a fun and engaging way.

Biography

Josh Langley is the author of the popular 'Being You is Enough' self help book series for kids. He's published 9 books in 9 years and won the 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of Year for his second Children's Book, 'It's OK to Feel the Way You Do'. An engaging speaker, he’s appeared at Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival, Telling Tales Balingup, delivered workshops and presented to over 60 primary schools.

He's a passionate mental health advocate with his work being used by child psychologists, counsellors, speech pathologists, schools and libraries across Australia, also by Perth Children’s Hospital, Children’s Tumour Foundation, Camp Quality, Story Box Library, CentaCare Victoria and Children’s Book Council of Australia WA Branch.

Josh's new children's book 'How to be a Wonder Hunter' will be out in August in time for CBCA Book week.

Relevant qualifications

Member of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Member of Children's Book Council of Australia WA branch
Copywriting Lecturer at WAAPA and Academy of Radio 2000 - 2003

Recent experience

2022: Workshop Facilitator: Inspiring Kids 13 week self esteem program
2022: Stories on Stage Host at Koorliny Arts Centre
2021: Author sessions at Treendale Primary for RU OK day
2021: Workshop Facilitator: Teen Writing Workshop at Mary Davies Library
2021: Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival: Young Readers Festival School Tour

Publications

Being Wildly Kind

Being Wildly Kind

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2021

Genre: Children's Non Fiction Picture Book

Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures: Finding the good when things seem bad

Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures: Finding the good when things seem bad

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2020

Genre: Children's picture book

Find Your Creative Mojo: How to overcome fear, procrastination and self doubt to express your true sel

Find Your Creative Mojo: How to overcome fear, procrastination and self doubt to express your true sel

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Self Help / Memoir

It's Ok to Feel the Way You Do

It's Ok to Feel the Way You Do

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2017

Genre: Children's Non fiction Picture book

Turning Inside Out: What if everything we've been taught about life is wrong?

Turning Inside Out: What if everything we've been taught about life is wrong?

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2016

Genre: Non Fiction, Memoir

Being You is Enough

Being You is Enough

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2016

Genre: Children's Non fiction Picture book

Dying to Know: is there life after death?

Dying to Know: is there life after death?

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2015

Genre: Non Fiction, Psychology

Follow Your Heart: Every day wisdom for an extraordinary life

Follow Your Heart: Every day wisdom for an extraordinary life

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2013

Genre: Illustrated gift

Frog and the Well: Unconventional Happiness

Frog and the Well: Unconventional Happiness

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing

Publ. date: 2011

Genre: Illustrated gift

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Website http://www.joshlangley.com.au

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/joshlangleywriter/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/joshlangleyauthor/

Twitter https://twitter.com/joshlangleyauth

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ8oI5iZ2YMaUOG6_Q4YYzw/videos

Phone 0417942232

Address

2667 Ferguson Road
Lowden Western Australia 6240

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