Ben Sanders

Illustrator, Author & Designer


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, Bad Apple, I've an Uncle Ivan and The Lento & Fox series.

Member since 2020

  • Available for freelance work
  • Available for professional designers


  • 2020 Winner, Best Designed Children’s/Young Adult Series
  • 2014 Shortlisted, Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
  • 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


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