Ben Sanders

Illustrator, Author & Designer

Ballarat, Victoria

Ben writes, illustrates and designs books. He is best known for the characters on the Natural Confectionery Co. packs and for his acclaimed children's picture books, I've an Uncle Ivan and The Lento & Fox series.

Member since 2020

  • Available for freelance work


  • Author
  • Book Design
  • Branding Identity
  • Children’s Books
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Lettering


  • Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2015 | Shortlisted for "I Could Wear That Hat!"

    Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) 2014 | Crichton Award | Shortlisted for "I've an Uncle Ivan"

    Association of Illustrators (AOI) 2013 | Children's Book Illustration | Shortlisted for "I've an Uncle Ivan"

    Illustrators Australia Awards (IA) | 2015 Books Series, Highly Commended | 2015 Books Single, Highly Commended | 2012 Book Single, SILVER | 2011 Book Series, SILVER