Photograph by Lakshal Perera

Ben Wood is a children’s illustrator based in Victoria, Australia. He has been commissioned to work with clients such as Hardie Grant Egmont, Penguin Random House, and Scholastic Australia.

Ben is able to offer clients a wealth of illustration styles and techniques in both digital and traditional mediums. Recent publications include ‘Blast Off!‘ by Shelly Unwin and the Squishy Taylor series, by Ailsa Wild. He is currently illustrating the Real Pigeons series by Andrew McDonald. “It’s super coo!”

Ben also runs presentations or workshops in schools, public libraries and bookstores. His sessions can vary from small to large groups, depending on what suits best. He is more than happy to work with Prep-Year 9 students, and adults too. Please contact Booked Out Speakers Agency to enquire about a booking. 

For enquiries about Real Pigeons events, please email Tye Cattanach at Hardie Grant Egmont. For anything else, please feel free to contact me below.

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ART PRINTS

For those interested, Ben has prints available for purchase through Books Illustrated.

BOOK LIST
Please see Ben’s extensive book list below:

Real Pigeons Eat Danger (Book 2)
by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760129309

Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1)
by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760129293

Blast Off!
by Shelly Unwin and Ben Wood
ISBN: 9780143785040

Squishy Taylor and the Mayor (cover only)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760129576

Squishy Taylor and the Even More Amazing Adventures
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760500801

Squishy Taylor in the Mud (Book 8)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760128777

Meet the Flying Doctors
by George Ivanoff and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9780143780670

Squishy Taylor and the Silver Suitcase (Book 7)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760128784

Squishy Taylor and the First Three Adventures
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760129835

Squishy Taylor in the Tunnel of Doom (Book 6)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760127732

Squishy Taylor in Zero Gravity (Book 5)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760127725

Squishy Taylor and the Mess Makers (Book 4)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760126780

Squishy Taylor and Vase that Wasn’t (Book 3)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760126773

Squishy Taylor and the Question of Trust (Book 2)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760126766

Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (Book 1)
by Ailsa Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781760126759

Underneath a Cow
by Carol Ann Martin and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781742991276

Small and Big
by Karen Collum and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781922081476

The Bush Book Club
by Margaret Wild and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781742990149

Agent Extreme
by Louise Park and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781486007561

The Wattle Tree
by John Bell and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9780734412911

Redcap’s Christmas
by Sue Cason and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781742990217

Larrikin Lane
by Kate Darling and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781862919891

Head Hog
by Sally Murphy and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9780864619488

Louie the Pirate Chef
by Simon Mitchell and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781921504235

Big Bad Bushranger
by Bob Brown and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781862918016

Give Me a Home Among the Gumtrees
by Bob Brown, Wally Johnson and Ben Wood.
ISBN: 9781862918924

© Ben Wood 2019