Lesley Gibbes grew up in Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Wagga Wagga in country NSW. She has a Bachelor of Education from the University of Sydney and sixteen years teaching experience in Primary Education specialising in dance, drama, debating and public speaking. She is now an awarded, internationally published author of books for children.
Her books include Scary Night (CBCA Honour Book, Early Childhood), Little Bear’s First Swim (CBCA Notable Book, Early Childhood), Bring A Duck, Quick As A Wink Fairy Pink, Fluke, Bouncing Bouncing Little Joeys and the hilarious chapter book series Fizz, illustrated by Stephen Michael King (CBCA Notable Book, Younger Readers).
Lesley spends her days reading, writing and mucking about with her two children and naughty Jack Russell Terrier, Porsche.