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My biography (minus the koala)

Leisa Stewart-Sharpe is a trained journalist turned children’s author, who writes stunning non-fiction and picture books. All of her books have one thing in common . . . they're about wild creatures, living in wild places, for WILD children!

Originally from Australia, Leisa's childhood inspired her curiosity for the natural world and its strange and wonderful creatures. Her books are published internationally in 12 languages and have been nominated for multiple awards. She has written bestselling illustrated non-fiction books with the BBC (Blue Planet II, The Green Planet, Frozen Planet II and Planet Earth III) as well as titles on conservation (What a Wonderful World and Happy Stories for Animal Lovers),  and exploration (How Does Chocolate Taste on Everest? and The Treasure Hunt). Her picture books include Wild Life - the Extraordinary Adventures of Sir David Attenborough and The Beastly Bunch. With plenty more books on the way!

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