Kris Sheather is a creative soul who loves to write, design and illustrate. A former graphic designer, Kris is now studying a double major in Anthropology and Creative & Critical Writing with USQ. She loves sharing afternoon tea with her kids to hear about their crazy school tales, and recently become obsessed with lawn care after receiving a Makita line trimmer for Mother’s Day.

Kris published her first children’s picture book, The Green Goggles, in 2016, followed by Bedtime Bilby in 2017, with a donation going towards Save the Bilby Fund from every purchase. Bedtime Bilby was illustrated by the uber talented Aurore McLeod.

She lives in Bargara, a small coastal town in Australia, with her husband and children, and Buster the dog and Windermere the cat.

Kris and Cohen at work (home)

Random Facts

She’s been piranha fishing in Brazil
She rode a bike down Death Road in Bolivia
She grew up next to a cemetery




  • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
  • Queensland Writers Centre
  • Australian Writers Guild
  • Australian Society of Authors

For Artist’s CV or Media information please contact Kris