Sue Whiting - Editor

Sue Whiting - Walker Books, Australia

For the first twenty-five years of her working life, Sue was a primary school teacher with a special interest in literacy education and children’s literature. In 2005 Sue left teaching to pursue a career in publishing and now works as a children’s book editor. 

Sue is also a successful children’s author who has written almost 60 books, including picture books, chapter books and novels for pre-teens. Her latest books include a novel for 10 – 14 year olds Get a Grip, Cooper Jones, an Aussie Nibble, A Strange Little Monster, illustrated by Stephen Michael King, and picture books The Firefighters illustrated by Donna Rawlins and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, illustrated by Sarah Davis.

Sue loves sharing her passion for writing and story and her love of books and reading with others. She is nothing if not passionate and has been visiting and speaking at schools, libraries, conferences and literary festivals throughout Australia for a number of years.

Sue will be see across the whole spectrum of the CYA genre during her assessments at CYA Conference 2011.

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