Kelly Canby

Name Kelly Canby
Email Address [email protected]
Profession Writer / Illustrator
Professional Services
  • Master classes
  • Talks
  • Workshop presentation
Areas of Work
  • Children's
  • Illustration
  • Picture books
  • Young adult
Country Australia
State WA
Suburb Subiaco
Biography Kelly Canby was born in London, England, but has lived in Australia since the grand old age of three, which is probably about the same age she started playing with pencils and crayons, and it was probably only a few years after that that she decided playing with pencils and crayons was something she wanted to do for the rest of her life. With a Bachelor of Art (Design & Illustration) from Curtin University, Western Australia, Kelly has been scribbling professionally, and much more neatly, since her early twenties, predominantly as a graphic designer and now as a freelance illustrator of children's books. Not a day goes by where Kelly hasn't made some type of doodle or sketch or scribble and she still believes 100% that this is what she wants to do for the rest of her life. Kelly is represented internationally by The Bright Agency. Society of Children's Book Writers & Ilustrators member 2012 to present.
Publication History “All the Lost Things” Written & Illustrated by Kelly Canby Published by Peter Pauper Press NY “Class 6 and the Nits of Doom” Written by Sally Prue Illustrated by Kelly Canby Published by A&C Black an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing