Penny Morrison is the author of the acclaimed picturebook Captain Sneer the Buccaneer, the story of a boastful pirate who secretly wants his Mummy. This title is a Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Notable Picture Book of 2017. Her other books include Hey! is that how God made me? and The Mighty Mighty King Christmas Book.
Penny studied early childhood education and has taught in preschools, run playgroups and speaks to groups of children and adults. She loves leading a weekly music group for toddlers and their carers. Penny lives on the Northern Beaches of Sydney with her husband and three kids, who desperately want her to pick them up from school dressed as a pirate.