James Foley

Name James Foley
Email Address [email protected]
Profession Writer/Illustrator
Professional Services
  • Master classes
  • Master discussions
  • Public readings
  • Talks
  • Workshop presentation
Areas of Work
  • Children's
  • Humour
  • Illustration
  • Picture books
  • Teenage
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Country Australia
State WA
Website http://www.jamesfoley.com.au
Biography James Foley makes picture books, middle grade novels and comics for kids. He’s the author/illustrator of the S.Tinker Inc graphic novel series for middle primary: Brobot (2016), Dungzilla (2017) and Gastronauts (2018) star Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of twelve, and Joe Tinker, her stinky baby brother. James also illustrated Total Quack Up (2018), an anthology of funny short stories written by authors such as Paul Jennings and Jacqueline Harvey, with proceeds going to charity. James’ earlier books My Dead Bunny (2015) In The Lion (2012), The Last Viking (2011) and The Last Viking Returns (2014) have all scored several honours, including children’s choice awards, shortlistings in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year awards, and selection to the International Youth Library’s White Raven list. James is an an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room To Read. He is a massive Marvel movie nerd. He comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts.
Publication History 2018: 'Total Quack Up'. Edited by Adrian Beck and Sally Rippin, illustrated by James Foley. Published by Penguin Australia. 2018: 'Gastronauts'. Written and illustrated by James Foley. Published by Fremantle Press. 2017: 'Dungzilla'. Written and illustrated by James Foley. Published by Fremantle Press. 2016: 'Brobot'. Written and illustrated by James Foley. Published by Fremantle Press. 2015: 'My Dead Bunny'. Written by Sigi Cohen, illustrated by James Foley. Published by Walker Books Australia. 2014: 'The Last Viking Returns'. Written by Norman Jorgensen, illustrated by James Foley. Published by Fremantle Press. 2013: 'The Amity kids Adventures, Book 1: Magpie Mischief'. E-book. Written by Jon Doust and Ken Spillman, illustrated by James Foley. 2013: 'The Amity kids Adventures, Book 2: Disturbing the Peace'. E-book. Written by Jon Doust and Ken Spillman, illustrated by James Foley. 2013: 'The Amity kids Adventures, Book 3: Kidnapped!'. E-book. Written by Jon Doust and Ken Spillman, illustrated by James Foley. 2012: 'In The Lion', written and illustrated by James Foley. Published by Walker Books Australia. 2011: 'The Last Viking', written by Norman Jorgensen, illustrated by James Foley. Published by Fremantle Press.